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Did you know that there are people out there who don't want you to read "Huckleberry Finn," "To Kill A Mockingbird" or even "The Giver." Read this article and come to class prepared to write a response to the concept of banning books in public schools. Do you feel this is a necessary evil sometimes or a constant source of censorship that should always be opposed?

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The Best Science-Fiction Authors

In honor of Banned Books Week, SCCC/ATS Library is awarding copies of the 60th anniversary edition of "Fahrenheit 451" as well as posters of the book cover. Stop by this week to register for the drawing.

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A very special #K8chat and #NALitChat event! - Thursday 9/26 at 8pm EDT

#K8chat and #NALitChat event Thursday 9/26/13 at 8pm EDT! | Topic: New Adult Literature | Kate Tilton, Connecting Authors and Readers

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Bob the Street Cat books top 1m copies in UK

James Bowen with Bob. Photograph: Sophia Evans

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Countdown to the BIG ONE! We're Launching KidLit RADIO

KidLit TV First Birthday. KidLit Helps Parents and Educators Explore the World of Children’s Literature with Kids. Join the Fun and Celebrate!

Armchair BEA has begun! This is my second year and I'm really excited to participate in what was one of my favorite events last summer once more! This is our standard "introduction" post -- so come learn all about Loren & I!

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/27-1/31 - Publishing Trends - - - This website updates weekly with new information on a range of topics from the publishing world. The range is impressive, with recent articles including emerging laws regarding ebooks, current popular genres, and who is buying up print publishing companies. It will be very helpful in staying aware of current trends and events.

O, What Learning Is! | Curriculum overhauls, teachers head to OSF, and Springboard Shakespeare | Education News for the Week of July 9, 2013 | The Shakespeare Standard

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‘Harry Potter”s Villainous Professor Umbridge Will Get Her Own Little Backstory This Halloween

‘Harry Potter”s Villainous Professor Umbridge: brooch/pin inspiration

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Not Many People Got Past Page 26 Of Piketty's Book

Acemoglu versus Piketty | #AlíquotasDeImpostos, #Brics, #DaronAcemoglu, #G20, #Taxação, #ThomasPiketty

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Top 10 novels inspired by Shakespeare

Words, words, words … Scott Shepherd (with Richard Burton on film) playing Hamlet in The Wooster Group's production at the Edinburgh Interna...

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University Offers 'Harry Potter'-Themed Sex-Ed Class

Boston University is teaching students about safe sex and sexual health with a little bit of help from none other than wizard extraordinaire Harry Potter. Last week, as part of “Frisky February,” a monthlong series of sexual health-rel...

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10 Books People Lie About Reading Most

On average, Americans spend about five hours reading each week. According to our calculations, unless we're a country of speed-readers, that is not enough time to cover all of the classics.

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Are these the best 100 children's books ever written?

Are these the best 100 children's books ever written? Reading charity Booktrust's list, published for Children's Book Week, strikes a good b...

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The 100 best novels: an introduction

So: what is a classic? There are many duelling definitions. TS Eliot, Ezra Pound, Italo Calvino and Sainte-Beuve have all written at length on the classic. Calvino's definition – "a classic is a book that has never finished what it wants to say" – is probably the sweetest, followed by Pound's identification of "a certain eternal and irresponsible freshness".

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The Top 5 Longreads of the Week

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