"There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running around with lit matches." — Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451
Many interesting pieces about banned and challenged books for youth have been making the rounds on the internet, so I’ve decided to put together a little collection of them for you mull over:
A Dirty Little Secret: Self-Censorship
A Plea for Book Censors to Stand Down
Could Banning Books Actually Encourage More Readers?
Darkness too Visible
True Love, Book Fights, And Why Ugly Stories Matter
If after looking through these links you feel like picking up a banned book, come swing by the library—we have plenty!