Posted by: haggertylibrary | September 22, 2014

Banned Books Week Top 5, No. 5

Welcome to a slightly more in-depth look at those notorious books at the top of the banned books spots for 2013-14. (The annual list runs from May to May.) Each day this week we will profile one title.

There were 464 challenges and bans reported to the American Library Association this past year, up over 100 from the previous year (increased publicity about reporting probably accounts for some of this).

Without further adieu, we begin with

https://i1.wp.com/upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/ab/Hunger_games.jpg

Reasons challenged (there were no outright bans): Religious viewpoint, unsuited to age group

Find out much more about bans, challenges, and Banned Books Week here.

Celebrate your freedom to read this week at Haggerty Library & Learning Commons. Discover what you’re missing!

Also, take part in the Tribute Trials this week @ Mount Mary! #MMUTributeTrials

 

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