Some good and bad news for you today, folks, on the fifth day of Banned Books Week… First the good news: In Pennsylvania, Downingtown West High School followed model procedure in addressing a challenge against Laurie Halse Anderson’s Twisted. We are please to report school officials and parents resolved the issue amicably through discussion. For […]
Archives for September 2009
I thought it would be a good idea to not just have my ideas in the video, but other people at my school as well. I was surprised at the amount of people that WANTED to talk into the camera, that WANTED to give their imput on my documentary. I loved making this film, talking […]
Its Banned Books Week and yet efforts to censor books in the U.S.A continue. In fact, just this past week, Ellen Hopkins, author of the Banned Books Week Manifesto was censored in Norman, Oklahoma. According to Ms. Hopkins, “I was supposed to do a school visit at Whittier Middle School. A parent went in complaining […]
Kids’ Right to Read Protests Efforts to Censor Young Adult Author Ellen Hopkins in Oklahoma
Biographies of "Friends" participating in NCAC’s 35th Anniversary – A Night of Comedy with Judy Blume & Friends.