Monday, September 26, 2016

It’s Banned Books Week! Celebrating the Freedom to Read

Here at HBW we celebrate banned and challenged books, and the right to read every day! Please check out this list of resources we have compiled about banned books, especially those written by authors of color and those that center on characters of color.

"Books by People of Color Are Disproportionately Likely to Be Banned

"Why Diverse Books are Commonly Banned"

HBW Staff Member Dominique Waller
checks out Banned author Alice Walker
"What the List of Most Banned Books Says About Our Society’s Fears"

"Closing the Diversity Gap in Young Adult Literature"

"11 Banned Books by Women to Read Right Now"

"24 Most Controversial Books of All Time"

"Banned Books That Shaped America"

"KU Libraries partner for Banned Book Week event"

HBW Staff Member Anthony Boyton
and Banned authors Maya Angelou

No comments:

Post a Comment