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Banned Books Week: September 30 – October 6, 2012

September 26, 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.






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