Monthly Archives: September 2010

Speak Loudly!

Published on: Author: Mrs. Johnson 2 Comments

This year’s Banned Books Week takes on added significance with the challenge of several award winning books.  Laurie Halse Anderson’s book, Speak, was attacked in a Missouri paper’s op-ed piece by Wesley Scroggins, an associate professor of management at Missouri State University.  He characterized the book as immoral and recommended that it be removed from… Continue reading

Banned Books Week

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Banned Books Week arrives in just a few days, and we’re getting ready here the EMS library to celebrate our freedom to read. More information will be coming soon, but here’s a little promotional video made with one of my favorite Web 2.0 apps, Animoto. Enjoy your RIGHT to READ!