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Banned Book Week Promotion  

Information, displays, and lessons to celebrate the freedom to read!
Last Updated: May 4, 2016 URL: http://libguides.rcsdk12.org/Bannedbookweekpromotion Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Books on Censorship & Book Banning

 

The Horror! The Horror!:  Comic Books the Government Didn't Want You To Read by Jim Trombetta (2010).

 ISBN:  978-0810955950

Scales on Censorship: Real Life Lessons from School Library Journal by Pat Scales (2015).

 

More Books on Censorship

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120 Banned Books: Censorship Histories of World Literature - Nicholas Karolides
ISBN: 0816082324
Publication Date: 2011

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Banned Books: Challenging Our Freedom to Read - Robert P. Doyle
ISBN: 0838986889
Publication Date: 2014

 

Dave Pilkey's Banned Books Week Video

 

Checklist for BBW Promotion

Checklist for Banned Book Week Promotion in School:

  • Order the latest bookmarks, posters & other promotional materials from http://www.alastore.ala.org/ over the summer.
  • Order a t-shirt from Café Press or Zazzle T-shirts online over the summer and wear them at school in Sept./Oct.
  • Check http://www.ala.org/bbooks/ for the latest information on the upcoming BBW celebration, including the most recent top ten list of banned books.
  • Read books that have been banned and bookmark passages that might be offensive for classroom discussion with students.
  • Ask ELA teachers if they would like to collaborate on a lesson on the topic of banned books.  Do this at the very beginning of the school year!!!
  • Look through Pinterest for book display ideas to promote interest in the topic.
  • Create a great book display and/or bulletin board!!
  • Find or create a lesson on the topic of censorship and book banning from one of the sites on the RCSD BBW libguide.
  • Share your lesson (and displays) with other librarians.

          

 

Awesome Inspirational Videos

 

Opposing Viewpoints

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Twitter - Banned Book Week

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