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Banned Books Week 2015: Tell CBLDF About Your Plans to Celebrate the Right to Read!

September 4, 2015
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Banned Books Week 2015: Tell CBLDF About Your Plans to Celebrate the Right to Read!

Banned Books Week 2015 is coming up September 27 – October 3. As a sponsor of the annual week celebrating the freedom to read, CBLDF wants to hear from librarians, retailers, educators, publishers, and others about any events or displays they may be planning! This year, Banned Books Week celebrates young adult books, and many…

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Back to School with Comics: CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook

August 17, 2015
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As educators and librarians gear up for a new school year, we’re taking to opportunity to highlight our free resources designed to help students — and everyone else — love and appreciate comics! Today we feature the CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook, which is a resource anyone can use to plan a Banned Books Week…

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Banned Books Week Celebrates Young Adult Books in 2015

April 22, 2015
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Banned Books Week Celebrates Young Adult Books in 2015

Young Adult books will be the focus of Banned Books Week in 2015, the event’s national planning committee announced today. Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, will run from September 27 through October 3, 2015, and will be observed in libraries, schools, bookstores and other community settings across the nation…

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Delaware School District Considers Permission Slips for Young Adult Books

December 16, 2014
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Spurred by a parent challenge to Ellen Hopkins’ novel Identical, the Appoquinimink School Board in Delaware is now considering proposals requiring parental permission for students to read any books defined as “Young Adult” in class, and separately allowing parents to bar their children from checking out any Young Adult books from the school library. The…

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