Tag Archive for Banned Books Week

Banned Books Quiz

I’ve been on the road this week (business travel is one of the more exhausting things I know – it should be an Olympic event!), so posts have been short. Still, I wanted to get in one last quick post for Banned Books Week. So here it is: a quiz that appeared earlier this week in The Guardian. Find out… Read more

Tuesday Thingers!

From The Boston Bibliophile: For this week’s Tuesday Thingers, I’ve copied the list of the most-challenged books of the 1990s straight from the ALA website. I’ve highlighted the ones I’ve read. Highlight what you’ve read, and italicize what you have in your LT library. 1. Scary Stories (Series) by Alvin Schwartz2. Daddy’s Roommate by Michael Willhoite3. I Know Why the… Read more

Celebrate Banned Books!

The Book Lady’s Blog is celebrating Banned Books Week and I think it’s a fabulous idea! The very idea of banning a book makes me cringe. We’ve got a vice presidential candidate who has shown herself to be in favor of censoring books, our libraries and schools are under enormous pressure from people with particular points of view about what… Read more