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December BoM - The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Well, well, well. Here we are again.

Our December banned and/or challenged book is Kate Chopin’s The Awakening, and I hope you’ll read along with us and join the conversation.  223 more words

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Day 11, NaBloPoMo: Slaughterhouse-Five

Title: Slaughterhouse-Five
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Genre: Antiwar | Historical | Sci-fi | Semi-autobiographical
Publication Date: 1969
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Summary:

Slaughterhouse Five is a satirical anti-war and science fiction novel. 247 more words

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November BoM - The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

Well, well, well. Here we are again.

Our November banned and/or challenged book is: 

Title: The Jungle
Author: Upton Sinclair
Genre: Political Fiction
Publication Date: 339 more words

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Discussion Prompts: Flowers for Algernon

So, let’s get the Flowers for Algernon juices flowing with a couple of discussion prompts from Charlie’s Progress Reports (PR) 1-13.

The only thing I ask is: No spoilers, please. 417 more words

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A Collection of Banned Book Bookmarks

So as you may or may not know, this year’s Banned Book Week ran September 21-27. Banned Book Week gives us an opportunity to discuss censorship and literature and to celebrate reading in all its forms. 544 more words

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October BoM - Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

Sorry this post is late, but I’ve been working on getting things straight with the Meetup group.

Anyway the October BoM is:

Title: Flowers for Algernon… 230 more words

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