Monday, September 26, 2011
We used them when we were first learning to read and write, and I still use them today as a writer. My favorite happens to be the frequently challenged American Heritage Dictionary and I often refer to it and my theausarus. Fortunately, students in Sparks [NV] elementary school classrooms had 1100 Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary returned to their classrooms in 1993 after a sixth grade teacher objected because it contained obscene words.
Visit the ALA to find out more about Banned Books Week.