On this Hallow’s Eve, please enjoy(?) some spooky poems, compiled by the Academy of American Poets, who also oversee National Poetry Month (coming in April!).
Plus, plenty by and about Edgar Allan Poe here!
image from Giphy
On this blustery -spooky?-day, here are three scary book lists for all of your free time.
And a ridiculously HUGE horror list, also from Goodreads.
How many of these books are at Haggerty Library? Sign into Primo to find out! Or request!
image from knowyourmeme.com
Reasons: banned, challenged, and relocated because it was believed to encourage children to clear browser history and change their bodies using hormones, and for mentioning “dirty magazines,” describing male anatomy, “creating confusion,” and including a transgender character
(last year’s #5)
So, that wraps up our Banned Books Week 2019! Our Banned Books Week Guide will be available through Oct. 5.
Thanks for reading this week, and keep exploring and exercising your freedom to read!
And read a banned book. You likely already have.
Reasons: banned and challenged for including LGBTQIA+ content, and for political and religious viewpoints
Reasons: series was challenged because it was perceived as encouraging disruptive behavior, while Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot was challenged for including a same-sex couple
Welcome to Haggerty Library’s annual coverage of Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of your freedom to read!
For starters, check out our Banned Books Week Guide right here. It will be available through October 5, 2018.
Then follow this blog all week for details about the top 5 challenged and banned books this year.
When available at Haggerty Library, you’ll be able to click on the cover image to find availability.
Without further adieu, we give you…#5!
(last year’s #3)