Dear Banned Author - Write to banned or challenged author!
Find out more on the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/772401456667935/
Dear Banned Author (DBA) letterhead will be provided (please bring your own pen).
Patrons can come to the library and write a banned or challenged author and let them know how their books have made a difference in their lives! The library will mail your author letter for you!
Books are still being challenged and banned today. It is up to each of us to defend the freedom to read.
A few author's and books this year include:
Alex Gino - George
Alison Bechdel - Fun Home
Angie Thomas - The Hate U Give
Daniel Haack - Prince & Knight
Dav Pilkey - Captain Underpants series
David Levithan - Two Boys Kissing
Jay Asher - Thirteen Reasons Why
Jeannette Walls - The Glass Castle
JK Rowling - Harry Potter series
Jodi Picoult - My Sister's Keeper, Nineteen minutes
John Green - Looking for Alaska, The Fault in our Stars
Katherine Paterson - Bridge to Terabithia
Khaled Hosseini - The Kite Runner
Margaret Atwood - The Handmaid's Tale
Raina Telgemeier - Drama
Sherman Alexie - The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian
Stephen Chbosky - The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Stephen King - Carrie, Christine, Cujo
Suzanne Collins - The Hunger Games
A complete list of authors, their addresses and Twitter handles can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1VB61aXWwX3n49mIrmJNKf-izwbSBLeQHsogJkxuRQTw/edit?usp=sharing