Banned Books 2009

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This is a presentation I used with 6-8th grade students in the school library during Banned Books Week 2009. I asked them questions throughout, especially before the "Why are books challenged or banned?" slide, so that they can come up with answers on their own.

Text of Banned Books 2009

  • 1. Banned Books Week
    September 26 to October 4, 2009

2. What does it mean to ban a book?

  • Banning a book is when a person or group decides that NO ONE should read the book.

3. The person or group has the book removed from the shelves of libraries.