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7 Reasons to Celebrate Banned Books Week

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It’s Banned Books Week!I think I speak for all of us when I say that challenging or banning books just makes us want to read them more. Here’s what I’ve been reading this week so far on the subject of books and censorship:

Banned Books Week.orgThe Top 10 Challenged TitlesBooks Challenged or Banned 2012-2013 11 Quotes From Authors On Censorship & Banned Books15 Books Banned For The Most Absurd Reasons Ever12 Crazy Reasons Why Books Have Been Banned12 Signs You’re A Banned Book ReaderOn the “Banned” Wagon: The Month in Book ChallengesAmerica’s Most Surprising Banned Books A Chat With Rainbow Rowell About Love and CensorshipPenguin Presents: Authors Stand Up for Free SpeechPatrick Ness’s Top 10 ‘Unsuitable’ Books for TeenagersGiving Voice to the Voiceless: Author Ellen Hopkins

prettybooks:

It’s Banned Books Week!
I think I speak for all of us when I say that challenging or banning books just makes us want to read them more. Here’s what I’ve been reading this week so far on the subject of books and censorship:

Filed under ALA Banned Books Week banned books

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IT’S BANNED BOOKS WEEK AT QUERY QUAGMIRE!

You know what that means, minions! It’s time to celebrate the most frequently challenged or censored books the world has ever known, their unique brilliance, and their positive influences on all of us. 

Step one:

Read some frequently challenged or banned books.

Step two:

Enjoy.

Step three:

Profit!

All this week I’ll be posting in honor of Banned Books Week so stay tuned for more of the festivities!

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