The Student

 

Role: You are considering allowing book challenges in your area, but you need more information.

You will research author biographies and previous
book challenges to find out how many challenges
were successful.

Author Biographies:

 

Mark Twain bio
http://www.geocities.com/~samclemens/

Cormier bio with picture and questions
http://aristotle.sils.umich.edu/youth/AskAuthor/Cormier.html

Judy Blume bio with talks about censorship-- also has link to "Is Harry Potter evil" article
http://www.judyblume.com/

Books Challenged:

List and descriptions of banned books
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/banned-books.html

Student created list of banned books
cover designs and reasons included
http://ghs.bcsd.k12.il.us/projects/Students/banned/default.htm

 


Now that you have some information... Are you willing to allow book challenges at your school??

Plan your presentation!

Go to the Evaluation Page
to see how convincing you were!