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Grab A Torch For Banned Books Week

IT’S Banned Books Week.In America:

Banned Books Week is the only national celebration of the freedom to read. It was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. More than a thousand books have been challenged since 1982.

Can a student just stand up and challenge the book in class?

According to the American Library Association, more than 400 books were challenged in 2007. The 10 most challenged titles were:

It’s the must-buy guide:

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Posted: 28th, September 2008 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)