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Now Available: CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook 2016!

September 14, 2016
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Banned Books Week is happening September 25 – October 1, and CBLDF is delighted to release the latest edition of the CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook to help you celebrate! A resource anyone can use to plan a Banned Books Week celebration in their community, the handbook features a gorgeous cover by Nate Powell, artist of Representative John…

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Get Ready for Banned Books Week!

September 5, 2016
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It’s Labor Day, a celebration of America’s workers and the unofficial end of the summer and start of the school year. It also means we’re only three weeks way from the annual celebration of the right to read, Banned Books Week! Join the fun September 25 – October 1, 2016, at libraries, schools, and stores…

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ALA Webinar Promises to Help Librarians Collaborate with Intellectual Freedom Advocates

February 26, 2016
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ALA Webinar Promises to Help Librarians Collaborate with Intellectual Freedom Advocates

On Monday, March 7, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m EST, librarians, educators, and community organizers are invited to join “Finding Intellectual Freedom Friends,” a webinar designed to help them connect with the wider free speech community. CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein is one of the featured speakers. Brownstein will join Emily Brock, publicist for Penguin Random House imprint…

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RETAILERS: Stock Up on CBLDF Defender #4, Featuring FRANK MILLER! FOCs Today!

November 2, 2015
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RETAILERS: Stock Up on CBLDF Defender #4, Featuring FRANK MILLER! FOCs Today!

The holidays are coming, and with that, the fourth issue of CBLDF Defender, our free quarterly news magazine coming to you from the front lines of the fight for free speech! Retailers, now’s your chance to stock up — FOC is TODAY! Each issue of CBLDF Defender brings engaging creator interviews, detailed analysis of current…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales

October 26, 2015
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales

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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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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28 Challenged and Banned Comics to Read During Banned Books Week 2015!

September 28, 2015
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28 Challenged and Banned Comics to Read During Banned Books Week 2015!

Banned Books Week is here, and CBLDF is a proud sponsor of the week-long celebration of the right to read! As you’re preparing to celebrate the freedom to read September 27 – October 3, consider check out these challenged and banned comics! 1. Amazing Spider-Man: Revelations by J. Michael Straczynski, John Romita, Jr., and Scott…

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Banned Books Week 2015: Events Around the Country!

September 25, 2015
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Banned Books Week kicks off this weekend, and CBLDF is proud to be a perennial sponsor of this exciting celebration to of the right to read! We asked our supporters to let us know about their plans for Banned Books Week, and there are some pretty amazing events afoot around the nation! This list is…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Astronaut Academy

September 18, 2015
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Astronaut Academy

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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12 Challenged & Banned YA Graphic Novels for Banned Books Week 2015

September 17, 2015
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12 Challenged & Banned YA Graphic Novels for Banned Books Week 2015

Banned Books Week is just around the corner! CBLDF is a proud sponsor of Banned Books Week, and this year Banned Books Week is celebrating young adult books! So, as you’re preparing to celebrate the freedom to read September 27 – October 3, consider including these amazing comics in your celebration! Here are a dozen…

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