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It’s Banned Books Week. Let’s Party!!!

Posted by Michael Dolan on October 2, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Celebrate Sept. 30 – Oct. 6.  This year’s “10 most challenged titles”:

  1. ttyl; ttfn; l8r, g8r (series), by Lauren Myracle Reasons: offensive language; religious viewpoint; sexually explicit; unsuited to age group
  2. The Color of Earth (series), by Kim Dong HwaReasons: nudity; sex education; sexually explicit; unsuited to age group
  3. The Hunger Games trilogy, by Suzanne CollinsReasons: anti-ethnic; anti-family; insensitivity; offensive language; occult/satanic; violence
  4. My Mom’s Having A Baby! A Kid’s Month-by-Month Guide to Pregnancy, by Dori Hillestad ButlerReasons: nudity; sex education; sexually explicit; unsuited to age group
  5. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman AlexieReasons: offensive language; racism; religious viewpoint; sexually explicit; unsuited to age group
  6. Alice (series), by Phyllis Reynolds NaylorReasons: nudity; offensive language; religious viewpoint
  7. Brave New World, by Aldous HuxleyReasons: insensitivity; nudity; racism; religious viewpoint; sexually explicit
  8. What My Mother Doesn’t Know, by Sonya SonesReasons: nudity; offensive language; sexually explicit
  9. Gossip Girl (series), by Cecily Von ZiegesarReasons: drugs; offensive language; sexually explicit
  10. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper LeeReasons: offensive language; racism

 

There is probably an event in your town.

Read more:

http://www.bannedbooksweek.org/

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