LeVar Burton Describes Book Bans With A Not-Safe-For-'Reading Rainbow' Word

The former "Reading Rainbow" host said banned books are "where the good stuff is." Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-06-12 14:45:21 UTC ]
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Reading Rainbow Host LeVar Burton Binge-Watched Game of Thrones Before He Read the Books

Specs Who LeVar Burton Age 57 Claim to fame Emmy-winning actor (Roots, Star Trek: The Next Generation); host and producer of Reading Rainbow; author of the children’s book The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm (available Oct. 7) Base Los Angeles Twitter @levarburton What’s the first information you... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Now you can recapture the joy of Reading Rainbow with LeVar Burton’s new book club.

Generations of readers who fondly recall Reading Rainbow are in luck: LeVar Burton can be your reading guide once again. Burton is launching his own book club (for adults!) in partnership with the new book club platform Fable, a social platform that “deliver[s] the world’s best social experience... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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'Reading Rainbow' host LeVar Burton will publish a children's book

Burton's book 'The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm' will reportedly be released this October. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LeVar Burton Chimes In On Banned Books Debate: 'That's Where The Good Stuff Is'

In a "Daily Show" skit, the "Reading Rainbow" icon urges youngsters to seek out several controversial titles even as he's blocked from doing so himself. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-02-16 23:30:04 UTC ]
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Freedom to Read Advocates Warn of Proposed ‘Book Rating’ Bill in Texas, Rising Book Bans in Missouri

While still in the early stages of the legislative process, the proposed bill in Texas would require publishers to develop a new rating system for books, and would give Texas state officials the power to bar schools from doing business with publishers who do not comply with the state’s directives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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For Banned Books Week, I read the country’s 10 most challenged books. The gay penguins did not corrupt me.

The fact that these insightful, helpful and encouraging books are meeting such resistance is a distressing sign. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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A robot read 3.5 million books to find we describe women by appearance, and men by virtue.

Researchers have used machine-learning (a reading robot!) to read 3.5 million books published between 1900 and 2008, and tally all the adjectives used to describe men and women. Not surprisingly, women in books are beautiful and men are true-hearted! Yup, when positively described, women (or... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-28 13:30:07 UTC ]
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Between the sheets: Banned books censors didn't want you to read

The books struck out by the censors for being 'damaging to young minds', too political or simply too sexy. Continue reading at BBC News

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Celebrate the Week: Read a Banned Book!

September 21-27 is Banned Books Week. Here we offer a list of titles that have been challenged, restricted, removed, or banned in 2013 and 2014. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Banned Books Week: banned books around the world

As Banned Books Week UK kicks offi, Global English Editing shares a map of books currently banned internationally.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 01:40:16 UTC ]
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“Literature Locked Up” Supports An End to US Prison Book Bans for Banned Books Week

PEN America launches their "Literature Locked Up" program for Banned Books Week in support of ending prison book banning. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-12 13:15:15 UTC ]
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Who Are The Groups Banning Books Near You?: Book Censorship News, September 23, 2022

Banned Books Week has been a busy week for banning books. That, plus a look at some of the regional groups pushing censorship. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-23 10:40:00 UTC ]
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A Banned Books Week Action List: Book Censorship News, September 16, 2022

Take action during Banned Books Week with these action items. That, plus this week's roundup of book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-16 10:40:00 UTC ]
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How To Fake That You Read the Book Club Book

Follow my lead and no one will find out that you didn't read the book club book. Step one: praise the art of bookbinding. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-08-05 10:34:00 UTC ]
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Book Banners Don’t Know What a Book Ban Is

People trying to remove books from libraries insist it's not a book ban. Everyone wants to ban a book, but no one wants to be a book banner. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-08-03 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Billboards with Quotes From LGBTQ Books Placed in Book-Banning States

For Pride month, Penguin Random House installed billboard with quotes from LGBTQ books in areas where LGBTQ books are being banned. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-11 20:07:06 UTC ]
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Book Club Books to Read This Summer and Fall

Looking for the best book club books for summer and fall 2022? This guide has something for every kind of book club. Continue reading at Book Riot

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No Actions Offered to Librarians to Help With Book Bans From National Org: Book Censorship News, April 8, 2022

This week's book censorship news includes a look at what the American Library Association is -- and is not -- doing right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-08 10:41:00 UTC ]
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25 Best Book Club Books for 2022 Reading

If you’re looking for the best book club books, 2022 releases have a ton to offer! Check out our picks for fiction and nonfiction, like How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu. Continue reading at Book Riot

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