Celebrate Banned Books Week 2009

September 18th, 2009

Be it fear of wizards, concern over words, or the threat of ideas,
books have been banned and challenged by local school boards,
governments and religious leaders. Celebrate the freedom to read
September 26-October 3 by checking out and reading a banned book.

Recent examples in the Library’s collections:

Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Feed by M.T. Anderson

Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell

Joy of Gay Sex by Charles Silverstein and Edmund White

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Shame: A Novel by Tasalimā Nāsarina

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