Thursday, September 22, 2011

Banned Book Week

Banned Book Week begins this Saturday, September 24 and runs through October 1.  Banned Book Week is designed to celebrate the First Amendment and the freedom that we have as Americans to read whatever we like.  Support Banned Book Week by talking with your children. . . and maybe share a banned book (or two) with them.  I have listed a just a few suggestions below.  How many of them have you read? Enjoy!

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Catcher in the Rye
The Chocolate War
Flowers for Algernon
Harry Potter Books #1-7
The Lorax
Of Mice and Men
Anne Frank:  The Diary of a Young Girl
Harriet the Spy
A Light in the Attic
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
The Pigman
James and the Giant Peach
The Giving Tree
The Giver
A Wrinkle in Time
Where the Sidewalk Ends

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