Happy Birthday, Shel Silverstein!

Although he died 15 years ago of a heart attack, Shel Silverstein‘s books are still enjoyed by children and adults today. Known for his willingness to try unusual ideas without concern for social conventions, Silverstein authored 20 books, which are now available in more than 30 different languages. With a quirky sense of humor some […]

Celebrate Your Right to Read

Each year, the Book Community comes together to celebrate the freedom to read materials that may include unorthodox or unpopular ideas and viewpoints. Books featured during this week have all been targeted for removal from school or public libraries and even bookstores. 2012 marks the 30th year of celebrating your right to read through this national […]