WINDY CITY TIMES
||Best-selling authors to celebrate Banned Book Week
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Numerous authors of commonly banned books, including Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell of a children's book about two gay penguins, And Tango Makes Three—the most challenged book last year—will celebrate Banned Book Week in the Windy City.
The Chicago-based American Library Association is kicking off Banned Book Week in Chicago and throughout the U.S. with a free 'Read Out' event Saturday, Sept. 27, from noon to 4 p.m., in Chicago's Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan. Banned Book Week runs through Oct. 4.
Among those participating in the 'Read Out' are authors Judy Blume, Lois Lowry, Richardson and Parnell and others.
See www.ala.org/bbooks for a complete listing of events and information.
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