Tuesday, September 24, 2013

It's Banned Books Week! 9/22-9/28

Celebrate your freedom to read!

All books listed below have been banned at some point or other from various libraries across the country. You might be surprised by what you see. Have your library card handy, if you'd like to place one of these titles on reserve.

Winnie the Pooh
The Giving Tree
James and the Giant Peach
Harriet the Spy
Bridge to Terabithia
Charlotte's Web
Alice in Wonderland
Where the Wild Things Are
The Lorax
Green Eggs and Ham
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The Wizard of Oz
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

If you're a parent and you want to learn more about the myths surrounding banned books, click here for a downloadable booklet from the National Coalition Against Censorship.