censorshipposterJoin hundreds of librarians, bookstores, and publishers as we Celebrate the Freedom to Read September 30 – October 6.  We’ve gathered some great materials and resources for you to use as you plan your library’s participation.

CENSORSHIP POSTER:

Download our “Censorship Causes Blindness” posters. 

Poster 1

Poster 2

TEACHER’S GUIDES:
Download our High School Teacher’s Guide, our Tips for Discussing Banned Books with Teens, and other educational tools here

LISTS OF FREQUENTLY CHALLENGED BOOKS:
Check out ALA’s website for a list of Frequently Challenged Books, Downloadable Banned Books Week Badges, and more.

Visit the Random House website for a list of frequently challenged YA and Adult books.

Follow ALA’s Facebook Page posts for news surrounding the celebration and the history of Banned Books Week.

VIRTUAL READ-OUTS:
Watch amazing videos of librarians, booksellers, and authors (including our own Karin Slaughter) reading from banned books and speaking out for the right to read.

Read “In Their Own Words,” as authors like Judy Blume and Robert Cormier discuss censorship.

PINTEREST BOARD:
Pin with us. We invite you to be collaborators to our Banned Books Week Pinterest Board. If you would like to join, follow our board and  send your Pinterest username to library@randomhouse.com.

Celebrate Banned Books Week

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