Banned Books Week 2008 September 17, 2008Posted by mplibrary in @ your library.
The American Library Association’s (ALA) 27th annual Banned Books Week is themed: “Closing Books Shuts Out Ideas.” What books have the censors tried to keep you from reading? Check out the library’s Banned Books Week displays now through October 4, and enter the drawing to win a book bag.
Meagan Stevens reads To Kill a Mockingbird
Tasha Graves reads I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
To learn more about book banning, link to these websites:
Banned Books Week http://bannedbooksweek.org/info.html
Katie Couric’s Notebook (YouTube) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ok5e7lf4bQ
Celebrate your First Amendment rights: Read a Banned Book!