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[REBLOG] PSA: Banned Books Week is coming: September 22-27, 2014

The Miseducation of Cameron Post - Emily M. Danforth The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian - Sherman Alexie
Reblogged from Moonlight Reader:

Celebrate the freedom to read. Read banned or challenged books.

 

See: ALA website for details:

 

http://www.ala.org/bbooks/bannedbooksweek

 

What will you read?

 

I am going to read the The Miseducation of Cameron Post, which spawned a challenge and resulted in an entire list of books being banned from a Delaware reading list. See controversy here:

 

http://bookriot.com/2014/08/14/trials-tribulations-blue-hen-list-summer-tale-censorship/

 

I am also going to read The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie which is a perennial banning favorite, and which was banned in Meridien, Idaho, adjacent to my hometown of Boise, just last summer:

 

That didn't work out so well:

 

http://gawker.com/parents-call-cops-to-stop-kids-from-handing-out-banned-1569491566

 

Lol.