Don't forget—Banned Books Week starts today!
"Every year, there are hundreds of known attempts to remove books from bookstores, libraries and schools. That’s thousands of lost opportunities to explore ideas that fuel understanding. Words have power and access to diverse ideas makes all of us more powerful. Celebrate the freedom to read by reading your favorite banned book during Banned Books Week, September 24 - 30. Visit your local library for more information."
If you haven't created anything for your library yet, be sure to check out the #BannedBookWeek resources at the American Library Association website. [www.ala.org/bbooks].
Easy things that you can use right away include:
- Words Have Power coloring sheet
- Bad Kitty Reads Banned Books coloring sheet
- Fortune teller inspired by This One Summer (the most challenged book of 2016)
- numerous audio PSA's, BBW profile pics, Facebook and Twitter covers, infographics, etc., including this great GIF, courtesy of New York Public Library: