Monday, September 27, 2010

Banned Books Week

Beware Book

Here's a great post from Free Technology for Teachers.  In it you'll find an interactive map showing book bans and challenges.  What's staggering is that the map shows data from the last 3 years (2007-2010) only!

The point, folks, is this: People are STILL trying to ban books and limit learning and creative expression, everywhere, almost every day. 

Is it right?  Is it wrong?  Does it depend on certain situations?  That's up to you and your students to decide...

Learn more about the American Library Association's Banned Books Week

Image by florian.b on Flickr, from http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/banned/bannedbooksweek/ideasandresources/index.cfm

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