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THE HUNGER GAMES, LOOKING FOR ALASKA Among Most Challenged Books of 2013

The American Library Association just released their list of the top ten books most challenged books of 2013, the vast majority of which where challenged by parents followed by school administrators. 207 more words

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The "Challenged" Book Game

Each year, libraries all over the country receive challenges to materials that are available for patron use.  Some of these are school and public libraries, but others are academic libraries and selections for college classes.  409 more words

Libraryland

The Perks of Looking for the Bluest Underpants

Big news in the banned books world. The ALA’s list of the top ten most frequently challenged books of 2013 has been released. You may recognize a lot of familiar targets, including  156 more words

Banned Books

On The Books: 2013's Ten Most Challenged Books

Every year the American Library Association publishes a list of the most challenged books in the country to keep the public informed of encroaching censorship. The ALA defines a challenge as “a formal, written complaint, filed with a library or school requesting that materials be removed because of content or appropriateness.” The number of challenges reflects only incidents reported. 482 more words

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365 Poems: April 13th, 2014

Banned Books

If you’re gonna write a book,

write a banned book.

Write a story that makes them gasp

and shake

and throw the perfect pages across the room. 105 more words

Poetry

I'm Going to Write the Most Controversial Book Ever!

Currently Listening To: “Mad Rad Hair” -Blood on the Dance Floor

I’m sitting here, listening to my favorite band, and contemplating how to achieve this goal. 1,067 more words

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