Banned Books Week: September 30 – October 6, 2012
Celebrate the Freedom to Read and Read a Banned Book
Started 30 years ago, Banned Books Week is promoted and celebrated by librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers to draw attention to the harm done by censorship. For a list of books that have been challenged from 2004 through 2011, click on this link. All the books featured in this pdf, have been targeted for removal or restrictions in libraries and schools. You will probably be surprised to see many of your favorites on the list. Below are a few books cited. All are download only.
DB57349 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
DB51799 Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
DB40753 Beach Music by Pat Conroy
DB59911 Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
DB70685 A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
DB58842 The Color Purple by Alice Walker
DB37689 The Giver by Lois Lowry
DB68308 The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
DB48978 The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
DB46882 The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Check the list on banned books mentioned above to find many great reads. Share the wonders of reading.