Tag - American Library Association

Troubling Trends in Book Censorship

Nationwide, more than ever extreme efforts have been made to employ book bans in libraries and schools. Banned Books Week, an event held annually to celebrate...

Intellectual Freedom Challenge Experience

Literature has always fascinated me. I see it as an opportunity for escapism, to travel in time and to question the world around me. I remember when my teacher...

Book Challenges and Censorship Issues

As English educators and as mentors of student members of NEHS, many of us likely are recoiling at the increase in vehement opposition to the inclusion of...

Intellectual Freedom Challenge

NEHS’s Intellectual Freedom Challenge (IFC) invites sophomore or junior NEHS members to submit well-reasoned, argumentative essays about the use of...

NEHS Focuses on Writing

Ernest Hemingway stated, “There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it’s like drilling rock and then...

IFC and Banned Books Week

As announced in the last newsletter, the Intellectual Freedom Challenge (IFC) is now open to sophomore and junior members of NEHS interested in writing an...

Intellectual Freedom: The Right to Read

National English Honor Society (NEHS) strives to honor literature and promote free and open access to books; the Society endorses the American Library...