Saturday, September 24, 2011

It's Banned Books Week!

Do you know what books were challenged most in the last year? Here are the top 10:

1) And Tango Makes Three by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson
2) The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
3) Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
4) Crank by Ellen Hopkins
5) The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
6) Lush by Natasha Friend
7) What My Mother Doesn't Know by Sonya Sones
8) Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
9) Revolutionary Voices edited by Amy Sonnie
10) Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

What does it mean to challenge a book anyway? "A challenge is an attempt to remove or restrict materials, based upon the objections of a person or group." Read more at the ALA.

Want to participate in the virtual read-out? Go here.
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