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Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read is observed throughout the nation during the last week of September each year. In 2005, it is being celebrated September 24 to October 1.

"Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one’s opinion even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular and stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or unpopular viewpoints to all who wish to read them. "
--The American Library Association

The following books were among the most challenged in 2004:

The Chocolate War; A Novel

by
Robert Cormier, 1974.
Carrier Library Juvenile Collection
Call number: C811c


 


 
Arming America : The Origins Of A National Gun Culture Michael A. Bellesiles

by Michael A Bellesiles, 2000
Carrier Library Stacks
Call number: HV8059 .B45 2000
 


 
What My Mother Doesn't Know / Sonya Sones

by Sonya Sones, 2001
Carrier Library Juvenile Collection
Call number: S698w


 


 
And also:

Learn more about Banned Books Week at the American Library Association website.



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