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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Lumberjanes

June 11, 2019
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Lumberjanes

 Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the use of…

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Just Announced! Take PRIDE in Comics: The Challenges Facing LGBTQ+ Content

May 28, 2019
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Just Announced! Take PRIDE in Comics: The Challenges Facing LGBTQ+ Content

Why are comics and other literature centered on LGBTQ+ characters targeted so frequently by censors? What can we do to ensure these important books stay on shelves? Join CBLDF and a panel of creators, educators, librarians, and retailers to discuss the challenges facing LGBTQ comics on June 12, 2019 at 4 P.M. Pacific. Cartoonist Paige…

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Take CBLDF’s Comics in the Classroom Survey!

May 10, 2019
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Take CBLDF’s Comics in the Classroom Survey!

Teachers! Help CBLDF help you by taking our new Comics in the Classroom survey! Launching today, CBLDF’s new survey asks teachers to help us understand how they’re using comics in schools, and what new resources they would like to see us create. As a thank you, all participants are entered into a raffle to win a…

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Re-examine American Born Chinese Before CBLDF’s First Education Webinar with Gene Luen Yang!

May 6, 2019
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Re-examine American Born Chinese Before CBLDF’s First Education Webinar with Gene Luen Yang!

On May 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm PDT, educators and librarians are invited to join Gene Luen Yang, the National Book Award-nominated author of American Born Chinese, in a discussion of how comics help teach tolerance and understanding.  Yang will walk participants through such questions as: How can comics help students develop a broader view of the world? How…

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CBLDF Kicks off New Webinar Series with Gene Luen Yang Leading Teaching Tolerance & Understanding

May 2, 2019
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CBLDF Kicks off New Webinar Series with Gene Luen Yang Leading Teaching Tolerance & Understanding

On May 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm PDT, educators and librarians are invited to join Gene Luen Yang, the National Book Award-nominated author of American Born Chinese, in a discussion of how comics help teach tolerance and understanding.    How can comics help students attain a broader view of the world and spark a lifelong love of reading? How…

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CBLDF Defends Students’ Right to Read in NJ!

April 26, 2019
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CBLDF Defends Students’ Right to Read in NJ!

Mere weeks after the graphic novel Fun Home was restored in a New Jersey school district, the policy (2530) that ushered in that victory was rewritten to drastically change the power for future decisions and remove all language in support of free speech. The new policy removes references to the intellectual freedom, literature reflecting the world we…

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ACTION ALERT! Legislation Eroding Education Near You

March 8, 2019
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ACTION ALERT! Legislation Eroding Education Near You

Earlier this week, CBLDF informed readers about one of three bills in Florida aimed at destroying the tyrannical rule of facts in science class. Now, the Washington Post republished an Associated Press article examining similar legislation in states all across the country. It is not simply enough to stand by and collectively shake our heads.…

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Get Your Classroom Ready for Halloween with The Misadventures of Salem Hyde

October 19, 2018
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Get Your Classroom Ready for Halloween with The Misadventures of Salem Hyde

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the…

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2018 Banned Books Week Handbook Has Arrived!

September 19, 2018
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2018 Banned Books Week Handbook Has Arrived!

BANNED BOOKS WEEK IS HERE — CELEBRATE WITH NEW HANDBOOK! Coalition Offers Free Publication to Support Annual Celebration of the Right to Read New York City, New York, September 19, 2018 — Banned Books Week kicks off on Sunday, and the Banned Books Week Coalition is celebrating with the CELEBRATE BANNED BOOKS WEEK HANDBOOK, a…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Soupy Leaves Home

July 25, 2018
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Soupy Leaves Home

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the use of…

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