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Banned Books Reading List | Banned Books Week 2022

September 22, 2022

At 826, we’ve had the incredible opportunity to collaborate and work with amazing writers – many whose works have been banned and challenged. To honor and celebrate these writers and their stories, we’ve selected a few of them in our … Continue reading

Dear Banned Book Author | Banned Books Week 2022

September 21, 2022

InPEN America’s latest report on book censorship, they counted 874 different authors, 198 illustrators, and 9 translators to have been banned – many who have been banned multiple times in various districts. Their research also discovered that many banned and … Continue reading

826 Digital Resources | Banned Books Week 2022

September 20, 2022

This year’s Banned Books Week theme “Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us” highlights how stories connect people and communities together. “Sharing stories important to us means sharing a part of ourselves,” the American Library Association (ALA) explained. “Books reach across … Continue reading

Banded Against Banned Books | Banned Books Week 2022

September 19, 2022

At 826 National, we believe that all students should have the opportunity to see themselves in the stories they read and write the stories that haven’t been told. Today’s banned books movement threatens students’ ability to do so.   This year, … Continue reading