Reblog: Banned Book Week: To Kill a Mockingbird

Originally posted on Eclectic Alli:
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee I still remember reading this book as an 8th grader.  I think it was one of the first books for school that we actually bought.  An avid reader by that point, I always loved when I got to read actual books for school. Like…

Adult Fiction

Reblog: Celebrate Banned Books Week

Originally posted on The Bubble Bath Reader:
Did you know that this week is the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week? Some people laugh when they hear a reference to banned books. They think, “Well, thank goodness we don’t do that anymore!” Here is the scary thing – communities may not be turning out to…

Children's & Middle Grade

Reblog: Banned Books: Shel Silverstein

Originally posted on Mrs H: Books:
http://youtu.be/YCfTeat4eEs My first exposure to the work of Shel Silverstein was through the songs of Dr Hook.  Each Sunday in our house was the day that my Dad got to take over the record player and in amongst the repetitious playing of Frank Sinatra and Bob Dylan there would…


Reblog: Banned Books Week: Blog Party

Originally posted on Jedi by Knight:
It’s Banned Books Week!  Sponsored by the ALA and other groups, this annual event celebrates the “freedom to read.”  Come join in with the Banned Books Blog Party hosted by hannahgivens at Things Matter. The most frequently challenged books of the past year (2013) were: Captain Underpants (series), by Dav…

Adult Fiction · YA

Reblog: Banned Book Blog Party

Originally posted on Eclectic Alli:
 Banned Book week is here! I dislike that such a thing needs to exist… but I welcome the chance to celebrate some of those books that I love, which have made their way to the Banned and Challenged books lists.  The freedom to read the books which call to you is important…

Adult Fiction · Children's & Middle Grade · YA

Banned Books Blog Party!

Originally posted on Hannah Reads Books:
Banned Books Week is a yearly event celebrating the freedom to read and protesting censorship or attempts to ban books. I love holidays. The simple fact that they’re holidays are good enough for me, but I also love celebrating them. In honor of this esteemed and book-related holiday, and…