Banned Books Week, set for September 24-October 1 this year, is soon approaching. Join Simon & Schuster as we celebrate people’s freedom to read and enjoy books of all subjects, and spread the importance of the First Amendment.
Check out our web page http://pages.simonandschuster.com/bannedbooksweek where our favorite authors of challenged books, such as Lisa McMann and Ellen Hopkins, speak out against the banning of books.
You can also check out some of Simon & Schuster’s challenged books like Wake by Lisa McMann, The Misfits by James Howe, Crank by Ellen Hopkins, and And Tango Makes Three by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson.
“Censorship comes from a place of fear. We fear that which is different, what we cannot comprehend. Books gift us with understanding, empower us with knowledge. So, obviously, would-be censors have it all wrong.”—Ellen Hopkins, author of frequently challenged book Crank