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The most banned books make the best reading

The American Library Association has put out the annual list of most challenged books for the past year.  I always think these lists are excellent for finding books that are unlikely to be dull, so, let’s have a look and see what’s available in City Libraries. 770 more words

Distractions

Wednesday It List

Who else is counting down to the weekend? 45 more words

Holy Bible Lands on Top 10 Most Challenged Books

Believe it or not, the Holy Bible was among the 10 most challenged books in 2015. The list, prepared annually by the American Library Association (ALA), also includes best-selling young adult and romance novels. 250 more words

Books

One note that rocked my world...for the best.

I went to a very small school from 1st through 12th grade. We had somewhere around 400 students in all the grades combined. We also had a shared library. 1,265 more words

Reading

Banned Books...Aren't They Fun?

I love reading banned books, simply for the perspectives of those who challenged the works. Most of these novels are ones that students have or should read in their high school years. 25 more words

Library

I Challenge You!

Regarding Challenged/Banned Books

So last night before wrestling started and I lost the husband to the madness of male soap operas

AHEM…he stumbled across the ALA’s list of most challenged books for 2015. 413 more words

#bookish Things

The Witches by Roald Dahl

Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Fiction

Book Jacket Synopsis: “This is not a fairy tale. This is about real witches. Grandmamma loves to tell about witches. Real witches are the most dangerous of all living creatures on earth. 504 more words

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