The Author

 

Role: You believe in freedom of speech and strive
to portray real life in your writings; however, you think
some material may not be appropriate for school-age children.

You will get other authors' point of view and research case results of books that have been challenged.

 

List of Banned Books:

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

The Most Frequently Banned Books in the 1990s
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/People/spok/most-banned.html

 

Author Comments:

Ray Bradbury (author) feelings about censorship
http://www.clairescorner.com/lit/f451.htm

Quotes
http://librarians.about.com/business/librarians/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http://www.njlp.org/html/19980406readinglists.html

Book reviews
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acropolis/2998


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

 

Now that you have some information... Are you for or against book challenges??

Plan your presentation!

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