This post originally appeared on Literacy & NCTE, the official blog of the National Council Teachers on English. Another post, What's Wrong With Diversity, also discusses the need for more diverse books.
This post originally appeared on the Association of American Publishers' website and was written by Olusina Adebayo, Project Manager.
Seven bookstores across the country are having events on the same night to celebrate diversity and Banned Books Week.
Tired of the same old displays and yellow caution tape? Want to engage your community with thoughtful programming and information about the freedom to read?
Countdown: 60 more days until Banned Books Week!Save the Date! September 25th - October 1st, 2016
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/books-under-attack/ In May, CBS This Morning invited American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom Director, Jamie LaRue, to their New York studies for an interview on Banned Books. "I think it's the outsider," Larue said.