Banned Books Week: Julie of the Wolves

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George; ill. John Schoenherr Harper & Row, 1972 155 pages Next week is Banned Books Week, when libraries, bookstores, and schools set up displays and hold events to call attention to books that have been censored in some way. Typically, these are books that local authorities have removed … Continue reading Banned Books Week: Julie of the Wolves

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Banned Books Week: Olive’s Ocean

Olive's Ocean by Kevin Henkes Greenwillow Books, 2003 217 pages If you've visited your local library or bookstore this week, you may have seen a display commemorating Banned Books Week. Sponsored by a variety of national organizations, Banned Books Week is an annual campaign to draw attention to literary censorship and other First Amendment issues … Continue reading Banned Books Week: Olive’s Ocean