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Freedom to Read Week

A guide to Freedom to Read Week for teachers, students, and those interested in intellectual freedom.


  Resources on censorship and free expression for students and educators, courtesy of the Book and Periodical Council (BPC).

   Links about Intellectual Freedom

     A list of web sites on intellectual freedom that are updated every year. Many of the listed sites link  to others that provide additional intriguing and useful information and viewpoints.

   Articles about Freedom of Expression:

     Provocative news articles, interviews with champions of free speech, and other articles from our annual Freedom to Read Review.

   Bannings and Burnings in History

     A selective timeline of book bannings, burnings, and other censorship activities.

   Challenged Works List

    A selective list providing information on more than 100 books, magazines and other written works that have been challenged in                Canada over past decades.

   Promotional Materials

     Help spread the word about Freedom to Read Week with banners and clip art.

   Games and Quizzes

    And more: