banned books

Freedom to Read Week

Freedom to Read Week (FRW) will be held from February 21 to 27. If this is news to you, FRW is Canada’s answer to Banned Books Week. You can order a kit to support this event. Free Web banners, and clip art, in English and in French, can be downloaded [...]

American Library Association Report 2015 – Including most challenged books

The executive summary for the American Library Association's Report of 2015 makes for interesting reading.  They give the top ten most challenged books for 2014.  Below is the top five and why they are usually challenged:   The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie Reasons: Anti-family, [...]

Freedom to Read Week – Free Kits

February 22-28 is Freedom to Read Week, the Canadian equivalent of the American Banned Books Week.  There are lots of free materials and kits to download at - just click on this link. There are banners and posters that you can distribute, so even if you feel that you [...]