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  • Banned Books Week 2017: Celebrating the Power of Words

    , navigate censorship laws, highlight the harm caused by book banning, and oppose challenges faced, Censorship, the Book Censorship Action Kit provides basic information on censorship in public schools
    September 26, 2017
  • 5 Questions With... the legendary Judy Blume!

    were under fire. Since then, she has worked tirelessly with the National Coalition Against Censorship, website, you write, “I believe that censorship grows out of fear.” Yet, far and away the top reason, to combat censorship in their schools and communities? Not going it alone is essential. Always ask, combat censorship in your community, see Judy's Book Censorship in Schools: A Resource Guide/Toolkit, which was developed by the National Coalition Against Censorship specifically for her website
    September 30, 2011
  • Book Challenge Procedures: Recipes are Intended to be Followed

    photo credit: Planet Takeout via photopin cc One of the best safeguards against censorship is having a policy and procedure—a recipe—in place for almost any situation. A step-by-step guide and a list of required elements, aka ingredients, guide the process, or losing a job against the merits of continuing to oppose censorship by a supervisor. After considering, the cake at times. For more information on Banned Books Week, book challenges and censorship
    September 25, 2014
  • Literacy Leaders Disrupt the Status Quo at ILA’s Sparks Lunch

    To an outsider, the ILA Sparks Lunch may have looked like a comedy club, a puppet show, or even a lively academic lecture. Emceed by Danny Brassell, speakers Monita K. Bell, Kate Messner, Cornelius Minor, Sam Patterson, and Pernille Ripp gave short, dynamic talks that embraced themes of social justice, the importance of fun in learning, censorship, and disrupting the status quo. It wasn’t Danny, fun in, my students made more authentic choices,” said Patterson. Censorship Author and banned
    July 18, 2017
  • 5 Questions With... Katherine Paterson (BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA)

    these censorship efforts affected you on a personal level? I am always saddened to hear that some
    April 17, 2013
  • QUIET! Teacher in Progress: Focus on the 'How'

    choose and draws attention to the problem of censorship. I spent some time looking at lists of the top
    October 03, 2012
  • From Captain Underpants to The Hunger Games, Books Still Challenged Every Year

    issues children and teenagers are faced with. The censorship of such novels hinders students from
    September 23, 2014
  • How to Enjoy Children’s Book Week

    -censorship efforts: the auction launches online on Saturday, May 18th, and concludes at Book Expo
    May 14, 2013
  • When We Talk About Banned Books

    , and stand up to censorship attempts. Left unchecked, these elements easily can start a slippery slope
    September 30, 2015
  • 5 Questions With… Rachel Shukert (Starstruck series)

    Production Code, this very complicated form of censorship that had all these rules about what you could show
    May 10, 2013
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