Posts Tagged ‘ summer reading ’

Comics Make Great Summer Reads for Kids and Teens!

May 25, 2015
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Comics Make Great Summer Reads for Kids and Teens!

As the school year winds down, kids across the country are looking forward to lazy days ahead. Summer is an ideal time to introduce young readers to some new comics, which develop both verbal and visual literacy but are also just plain fun to read! Here are some suggestions drawn from our past Using Graphic…

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Censorship 2014: Summer Reading Under Attack

December 31, 2014
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Little Brother

Since most of the challenges and bans that we cover happen in schools, the summers have typically been slow news months for us in past years. So, naturally this year we took notice when challenge after challenge to books that had been assigned as summer reading popped up across the country. Collectively, this new and…

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Cape Henlopen Board to Review Summer Reading Policy

November 5, 2014
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The Miseducation of Cameron Post

The Delaware school district that eliminated an entire summer reading list in July amidst confusion over how to handle a challenge to one book is now considering adding a month-long review period for parents or others to bring up any concerns about books on future lists. For the first time this year, incoming freshman at…

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Labor Day Marks End of a Busy Summer for CBLDF

September 1, 2014
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Labor Day Marks End of a Busy Summer for CBLDF

Summer seems like it should be a slow time for book censorship, but the last few months kept CBLDF and fellow free speech advocates busy. Now that Labor Day is here to mark the unofficial end of summer, let’s take a look at some of the books CBLDF helped defend over our summer vacation… Pensacola…

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