Banned Books Week (BBW) is in full swing. Have a look at the great resources we outline in the below list. Also, keep an eye on or point your feed readers at the Office of Intellectual Freedom blog for updates on BBW.
Great resources on ALA’s web site about challenged and banned books (note that left hand navigation menu items ‘open’ to reveal moreÂ sub-pages):
- About Challenged and Banned Books (note the links to List of First Amendment Advocates and List of Terms and Definitions)
- Banned Books Week page (note the links toÂ Ideas & Resources and Calendar of Events around the country)
- Frequently Challenged Books Information (note the links to lists organized by: by year; Â by author – year; Â by decade; Statistics and Banned and Challenged Classics)
- Challenges to Library Materials (note the links to Essential Preparation, Challenge Support and Reporting a Challenge)
In honor of BBW, both the GLBTRT Twitter and Facebook Page will use one of the BBW icons, located on the Free Downloads page on the BBW site.