During the recent observation of Banned Books Week 2016 (September 25-October 1, 2016), I was reminded of the challenges that can face the information we harbor in our libraries.
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Every year, the ALA helps to celebrate and recognize famous books that have been banned or challenged in the past with their Banned Books Week. In 2015, the week was September 27-October 3. While highlighting the past year’s most frequently challenged books, the ALA also hopes to foster a discussion about Intellectual Freedom.
Not many books bring on peals of laughter and move me to cry big, fat tears. But recently, Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell did just that. Too bad it is being removed from school libraries.