BOOK BANNING IN AMERICA
Books and ideas are the most effective weapon against intolerance and ignorance. Lyndon Baines Johnson
One week in the Fall each year is set aside by the American Library Association to examine books which have been challenged during the previous year as well as those challenged historically.
The following tasks will help you to understand some of the reasons behind censorship and who the proponents of censorship are. Write out the answers on the worksheet provided by your teacher.
Now show your stuff! Let your local school board know whether or not you support their decision to remove The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from the reading list. Check the worksheet for details on this assignment
Lesson created 11/12/01 by Vicki Seed
The Humanities and Communications Magnet
Eastern Middle School