Banned Books Week cartoons and videos

Banned Books Week

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(c) Stephanie Piro Reprinted with permission.

We were so pleased that Stephanie Piro, from the Goodwin Library in Farmington, New Hampshire, shared her wonderful cartoons celebrating Banned Books Week with us — and we couldn’t resist sharing them with our readers.

Check out Stephanie’s artwork and more at the Six Chix comic strip website. Thanks to Stephanie for lending her considerable talent to promoting Banned Books Week!

Also, if you haven’t done so, check out Unshelved’s excellent “Bland Books Week” series from August 11-15. Here’s a sample:

Bland Books Week
(c) Bill Barnes & Gene Ambaum Reprinted with permission.

And for those who missed the Chicago Read-Out!, or want to relive the good times, click on the images below to see a couple of videos that captured the moment:

Pictured: Author Lauren Myracle with special guests Ron Koertge and Nanette Perez


Author Stephen Chbosky reads from a letter by one of his fans

Thanks to everyone who worked to make Banned Books Week so successful around the nation! Mark your 2009 calendars for next year’s Banned Books Week celebration, scheduled for September 26-October 3.

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