So ANYWAY. Banned Books Week; 24 Septmber - 1 October, 2011.
For more information, check out the Banned Books Week and ALA websites.
This video is about my opinions on banned books, those I have read, and those that I hope to read in the future. Please show your support! This year, BannedBooksWeek.org is hosting a Virtual Read-out, so why not make your own video, where you read from one of your favourite banned or challenged books? I will be back later this week with my virtual read-out from one of the books mentioned in my video below.
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer - religious, violence, sexually explicit
Crank by Ellen Hopkins - drugs, offensive language, sexually explicit
Harry Potter by JK Rowling - occult/satanism, violence, religious viewpoint, antifamily
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins - sexually explicit, violence, unsuited to age group
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee - offensive language, racism, unsuited to age group
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson - occult/satanism, offensive language, violence
TTYL by Lauren Myracle - drugs, nudity, offensive language, sexually explicit, unsuited to age group
The Perks of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbowsky
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Shermen Alexie
Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Share your thoughts on banned books and Banned Books Week. What do you think? Are you for or against the banning of books?