Librarians, Educators Warn of 'Organized' Book Banning Efforts

While efforts to remove books from schools and library collections are common, freedom to read advocates warn that the current, unprecedented spike in challenges is different. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Learn More about Move Books’ Efforts to Get Boys Reading

On Thursday, May 30, from 9:00-9:30 a.m. join Move Books in the Librarians' Lounge (booth 557) to learn about the books that will hook boys on reading. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Budget leaves schools struggling to buy books, warn librarians

School librarians have reacted with dismay to the Budget news that schools are to receive a one-off payment of £400m, telling The Bookseller that schools will continue to struggle to buy books for their pupils. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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For Banned Books Week: Tbilisi’s ‘Untamed Books’ Exhibition

Tbilisi, UNESCO's World Book Capital, has mounted a show themed on Georgia's censorious past–and the present dangers of self-censorship. The post For Banned Books Week: Tbilisi’s ‘Untamed Books’ Exhibition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-01 10:08:49 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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PRH Bolsters We Need Diverse Books for Banned Books Week

Penguin Random House has partnered with the publishing diversity group on a social media campaign as a part of its support for Banned Books Week, held this year September 23-29. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shenzhen’s Top 10 Children’s Books in China: Literature, Education, Picture Books

The Shenzhen Reading Forum has issued their list of 10 most popular children's books in China for 2017, as the children's book sector in China continues to grow. The post Shenzhen’s Top 10 Children’s Books in China: Literature, Education, Picture Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Growing Russian Book Market Looks to Educational and Children’s Books in 2017

With book production down 40 percent in Russia, the country's publishers are looking to favorable book pricing as a source of revenue growth in 2017. The post Growing Russian Book Market Looks to Educational and Children’s Books in 2017 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book ban campaigners deliver "hundreds of books" to MoJ

English PEN and the Howard League for Penal Reform today (11th December) delivered hundreds of books to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to send on to prisoners. Authors Francesca Simon and Miranda France joined representatives of the charities, who wore Christmas-themed clothing and offered mince... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors Guild Fights School Book Bans

The Authors Guild has launched a National Letter Writing campaign, asking its 11,000 members and supporters to send emails and letters to school boards, lawmakers, and newspapers arguing that banning books harms students. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Tiny Tree lands series of educational picture books by Winstanley

Tiny Tree Children’s Books has landed a new series of educational picture books written and illustrated by teacher and social entrepreneur Alex Winstanley to help children understand long-term health conditions.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-15 06:26:42 UTC ]
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What It’s Like to Have Your Book Banned by the School Board

An author whose YA novel is getting banned across the country responds to the outrage. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2021-12-13 20:06:19 UTC ]
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Book Aid International Reaches Mosul’s Library-Rebuild Effort

As its CEO Alison Tweed prepares to speak at Sharjah Publishers' Conference, Book Aid International tops 20,000 books in the Iraq project. The post Book Aid International Reaches Mosul’s Library-Rebuild Effort appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-01 13:03:46 UTC ]
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Educational publishers win injunction against unlicensed e-book sites

Educational publishers Macmillan Learning, Cengage Group, Elsevier, McGraw Hill and Pearson have obtained a preliminary injunction against 60 websites that sell illegal, unlicensed copies of e-books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-28 14:17:26 UTC ]
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ALA's Banned Books Week Kicks Off September 26

This year's event is themed "Books Unite Us, Censorship Divides Us" and comes as LGBTQIA+ books and books that focus on racism and racial justice are being challenged in alarming numbers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why bother organizing your books? A messy personal library is proof of life.

As the French writer Georges Perec wisely put it, book arrangements are “hardly any more effective than the original anarchy.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: Pandemic Issues Play Into Education Conference

London Book Fair's 'What Works?' education conference will take a series of looks at educational issues arising from the pandemic. The post London Book Fair: Pandemic Issues Play Into Education Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-14 21:02:00 UTC ]
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Librarians fighting 'exorbitant' e-book pricing hope for CMA action

Librarians fighting the “exorbitant” pricing and licensing of academic e-books claim others are afraid of speaking out about the subject and are hoping the Competitions & Marketing Authority (CMA) will take action. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 20:10:02 UTC ]
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