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Banned Books Week Starts Sunday!

September 22, 2017
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Banned Books Week Starts Sunday!

Banned Books Week is here! It starts this Sunday, September 24, and runs through Saturday, September 30, and CBLDF is delighted to help you prepare with the latest edition of the CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook and more! Keep reading for resources, events, and more! If you are hosting an event or Banned Books Week display, let us know…

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Upcoming Events Spotlight Comics Censorship

September 5, 2017
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Upcoming Events Spotlight Comics Censorship

Several upcoming events are spotlighting Banned Books Week and the censorship of comics. CBLDF’s own Charles Brownstein is among the speakers discussing the challenges comics face! Keep reading for a list of events to add to your calendar! Banned Books Week is September 24 – 30. CBLDF is a sponsor of the annual celebration of the…

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NOW AVAILABLE: CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook 2017!

August 30, 2017
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Banned Books Week is happening September 24 – 30, and CBLDF is delighted to release the latest edition of the CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook to help you celebrate! Comics are the most banned books in the U.S., and CBLDF’s handy visual guide helps you protect them! Discover the books facing censorship. Creators talk censorship, including Neil Gaiman, Raina…

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CBLDF Resources: Using Graphic Novels in Education

September 21, 2016
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CBLDF Resources: Using Graphic Novels in Education

Banned Books Week starts this Sunday and runs through October 1, which means you still have time to plan your Banned Books Week event! Celebrate the freedom to read and this year’s theme of diversity with CBLDF resources, including our regular column, Using Graphic Novels in Education! Using Graphic Novels in Education is an ongoing feature…

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Banned Books Week Spotlights Diversity in 2016

February 23, 2016
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Why are so many diverse books banned? The 2016 celebration of Banned Books Week will examine this important question as part of its thematic focus on diversity, the event’s national coalition announced today. Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, will run from September 25 – October 1, 2016, and will…

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Why Are Young Adult Books Banned Airs This Weekend on Book TV!

October 23, 2015
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Why Are Young Adult Books Banned Airs This Weekend on Book TV!

Why are Young Adult books banned? That’s the question on the minds of Young Adult authors David Levithan, author of Boy Meets Boy and Two Boys Kissing; Meg Medina, author of Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass, which has been banned in some areas due to its title; and Coe Booth, author of Kinda…

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12 Attacks on Free Speech Around the World for Banned Books Week 2015

October 2, 2015
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12 Attacks on Free Speech Around the World for Banned Books Week 2015

In the United States, we’re celebrating Banned Books Week and our First Amendment right to freedom of speech, but artists around the world continue to be censored and banned and sometimes even imprisoned or killed. From political cartoonists to comic book creators and YA authors, challenges abound abroad. As we celebrate the right to read…

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30 Graphic Novels for the Classroom for Banned Books Week 2015!

September 30, 2015
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30 Graphic Novels for the Classroom for Banned Books Week 2015!

Books aren’t just challenged and banned in libraries — increasingly, CBLDF has had to protect books on school reading lists and in classrooms! As we celebrate Banned Books Week, let’s take a look at some comics that make great classroom tools! Using Graphic Novels in Education is an ongoing feature from CBLDF from Dr. Meryl…

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12 Challenged or Banned Summer Reading Books for Banned Books Week 2015!

September 29, 2015
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12 Challenged or Banned Summer Reading Books for Banned Books Week 2015!

In the past two years, we’ve seen a veritable explosion of challenges and bans to books assigned as summer reading in middle school, high school, and even college. Moreover, in many cases school districts or administrators seem unsure as to whether summer reading books constitute a part of the curriculum and thus receive the same…

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Celebrating Banned Books Week: A Conversation with Banned and Challenged Young Adult Authors

September 28, 2015
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The sponsors of Banned Books Week are hosting a free keynote event during Banned Books Week that will feature an exciting conversation with some of the industry’s best-known banned and challenged Young Adult authors. The discussion will focus on the topic of censorship, each author’s experience being banned or challenged, and the importance of free…

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