Do you want to win a banned book of your very own? Share your thoughts, comments and experiences about banned and challenged books and materials below and be entered for a chance to win. SCALA will randomly select one commenter to win a copy of one of the four books given away during Thursday's on-campus event.
After Rancocas Valley Regional High School faced a full-fledged book challenge last spring, librarian Dee Venuto presented her take at ALA's Annual Conference. Check out her talk here (starting around 34 minutes): http://blip.tv/file/3998284/
For a closer look at the Prezi shown during the talk: http://prezi.com/pnlljhzmikkd/book-challenge/
NEW: Check out the notes from "Social Networks, Teens, and Controversial Content: A New Take on Banned Books Week" by iSchool associate professor Denise Agosto.
ALA Banned Books Week site: http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/banned/bannedbooksweek/index.cfm
Mapping Book Censorship: http://bannedbooksweek.org/Mapofbookcensorship.html