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Banned Books

A collection with catalog links to a variety of banned and challenged books in celebration of National Banned Books Week during September 22-28, 2013


Banned Books

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Banned Books By The Numbers (INFOGRAPHICS) The Huffington Post | By Maddie Crum Posted: 09/22/2014 8:42 am EDT Handful of several Infographics, for Banned Books Week Sept 21-27, 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Where Are Books Banned?

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I Read Banned Books: Banned Books Week Posters

Ban This Book, A Comic Celebrating Banned Books Week

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The Poem Farm: Are You There, God? Banned Books Week - from The Poem Farm, Amy Ludwig VanDerwater's blog full of hundreds of poem, poem mini lessons, and poetry ideas for home and classroom - www.poemfarm.amyl...

The Poem Farm: Are You There, God? Banned Books Week

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Reasons: drugs/alcohol/smoking, homosexuality, sexually explicit, unsuited to age group

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

encore.tuscaloosa-library.org

Looking for Alaska, Reasons: Drugs/alcohol/smoking, sexually explicit, unsuited to age group

Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades Trilogy #1), Reasons: Nudity, offensive language, religious viewpoint, sexually explicit, unsuited to age group

Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades Trilogy #1)

encore.tuscaloosa-library.org

Making Sense of the Bible: Rediscovering the Power of Scripture Today

22 favorite banned books (and why they made someone's list of forbidden reads)

The Kite Runner Challenged: Homosexuality, offensive language, religious viewpoint, sexually explicit

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Challenged:Offensive language, racism, sexually explicit, unsuited for age group

New King James Version of the Holy Bible Banned: unauthorized English content; inspires blasphemous ideas

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Challenged: religious viewpoint; violence; witchcraft; fairy tale

The Bluest Eye Challenged: sexual content; profanity; unsuited to the age group

Wuthering Heights Banned: realistic portrayals of mental and physical cruelty; infidelity

Lord of the Flies Challenged: excessive violence; profanity; racism; statements defamatory to women, minorities, the disabled and God

The Lorax Banned: “criminalized the forestry industry”

The Lord of the Rings Challenged: “irreligious”; anti-religious; anti-Christian; satanic; promoting witchcraft

The Complete Tales of Winnie-The-Pooh Banned: “insult to God”; Piglet is offensive to Muslims; Nazism

Animal Farm: A Fairy Story Banned: political content; the phrase “masses will revolt”

The Wizard of Oz Banned: ungodly influence; depicting women in strong leadership roles

Uncle Tom's Cabin (Oxford 150th Anniversary Edition) Banned: racist; questions authority; perpetuates stereotypes; use of the “N” word; offensive

The Wolf Gift (The Wolf Gift Chronicles Series #1) Challenged: pornographic in nature; offensive; violence; characters with homoerotic feelings; challenge religious views

The Autobiography of Malcolm X Banned: promotes anti-white racism; “disruptive of racial harmony

Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret Challenged: sexual content; inappropriate behavior

Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers Challenged: anti-family content; offensive language; bad behavior; unsuited to the age group