Freedom to Read Week
Banned books, in this day and age?
Believe it. Canadians are fortunate in that our rights and freedoms to choose what we want to read is protected.
Freedom to Read Week is an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom, which is guaranteed them under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Maybe you’d be surprised to learn that “challenged” books include the Harry Potter series; Canadian author, Margaret Atwood’s riveting series The Handmaid’s Tale, and even children’s books!
Go ahead and affirm your right to read, you rebel you, by diving into any of the titles below…all challenged works in Canada.
Puzzles, anyone? Find Freedom to Read Week word find and title scramble puzzles here:
To learn more about Freedom to Read Week in Canada, check out https://www.freedomtoread.ca/.