Banned Books

Banned Books

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Banned Books provides a balanced look at a hot-button topic. Explore the history and future of book banning and censorship, from Ancient Greece to the Comstock Law to the modern US Supreme Court. Discover why books are challenged and banned, as well as which titles have been challenged most often. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills required by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Core Library, 2013
ISBN: 9781617837319
1617837318
9781617837814
1617837814
Characteristics: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm

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Feb 09, 2016

Banned Books Week - Celebrating the Freedom to Read: Sept. 27- Oct. 3, 2015
http://www.bannedbooksweek.org/censorship/bannedbooksthatshapedamerica
Banned Books That Shaped America
and,
ALA American Library Association
search “banned”, some of the results:
Frequently Challenged Books
“The ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) receives reports from libraries, schools, and the media on attempts to ban books in communities across the country. We compile lists of challenged books in order to inform the public about censorship efforts that affect libraries and schools.”
http://www.ala.org/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks
“100 most frequently challenged books by decade”
http://www.ala.org/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks/top100
“About Banned & Challenged Books”
http://www.ala.org/bbooks/about

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