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Laurel gets an English class assignment to write a letter to someone who has died, and it changes her life. Have you gotten any interesting assignments this year? Find Love Letters to the Dead and other great titles on Book Beat!

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americanlibraryassoc:

Banned Books Week 2014 Celebrates Graphic Novels
Nanette Perez writes:

The national Banned Books Week planning committee, today announced that this year’s celebration of the freedom to read will emphasize a thematic focus on comics and graphic novels. This year’s Banned Books Week, Sept. 21 – 27, will shine a light on this still misunderstood form of storytelling and will celebrate the value of graphic novels to readers from all walks of life through the work performed by Banned Books Week sponsors and individual librarians, retailers and readers from all over the world.


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We see two of our favorites in the image— Captain Underpants and Bone.

americanlibraryassoc:

Banned Books Week 2014 Celebrates Graphic Novels

Nanette Perez writes:

The national Banned Books Week planning committee, today announced that this year’s celebration of the freedom to read will emphasize a thematic focus on comics and graphic novels. This year’s Banned Books Week, Sept. 21 – 27, will shine a light on this still misunderstood form of storytelling and will celebrate the value of graphic novels to readers from all walks of life through the work performed by Banned Books Week sponsors and individual librarians, retailers and readers from all over the world.

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We see two of our favorites in the image— Captain Underpants and Bone.

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dreamsofafirefly:

I
Laughed
Today
At
The
Absurdity
Of
Book
Orders
Providing
Packets
Of
Tissues
With
Certain
YA
Books
But
As
I
Sit
Here
Tears
Streaming
Down
My
Face
As
I
Read
I
Think
I
Some
Tissues
Would
Be
Appreciated
Right
About
Now

Oh, if we could send you some tissues, we would!