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List of books banned by governments - Wikipedia, the free ...

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Banned books are books or other printed works such as essays or plays which are prohibited by law or to which free access is not permitted by other means.

Reasons for Banning Books - Banned Books - LibGuides at Butler ...

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Dec 8, 2015 ... Each book that is banned or censored is done so for the content within the pages. There are a few common reasons that books have been ...

Here Are the Top 10 Reasons Books Get Banned | TIME

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Oct 2, 2015 ... Check out any list of the most frequently banned books and you're likely to mistake it for a list of the most respected novels in literary history: ...

Banned Books That Shaped America | Banned Books Week

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The Library of Congress created an exhibit, "Books that Shaped America," that ... The first ban of Mark Twain's American classic in Concord, MA in 1885 called it ...

10 Reasons for Banning Books, and 5 Much Better Reasons Not To ...

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Sep 18, 2014 ... Banned Books Week 2014 fast approacheth, marching to the cadence of its creed “Thou shalt not inhibit free speech.” An annual celebration of ...

Schools and Censorship: Banned Books | People For the American ...

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An overview of attempts- some successful- to ban books in public schools.

Books - National Coalition Against Censorship

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Literary works are still challenged, censored and banned for many different reasons. Books as varied as Judy Blume's Forever, Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita, and ...

7 Reasons Your Favorite Books Were Banned - Huffington Post

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Sep 22, 2013 ... Risqué-averse readers, cover your ears. Sunday marked the beginning of this year's National Banned Books Week, for which libraries and ...

First Amendment Site - Lehigh University

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Powerful institutions may support censorship -- the Catholic Church compiled lists of banned books since 1559, and only stopped the practice in 1966.

Should certain books be banned from libraries? | Debate.org

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Express your concern as to whether certain books should ultimately be banned from libraries altogether and the effects this has on society.

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About Banned & Challenged Books - American Library Association

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About Banned & Challenged Books. The American Library Association promotes the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one's opinions even if that ...

11 Books That Were Banned for Completely Ridiculous Reasons ...

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Sep 29, 2015 ... Happy Banned Books Week! In honor of this glorious celebration of our freedom to read what we want, let's pause for a sec and remember ...

Banned Books - Infoplease

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Find out which books have been banned and why. Banned books range from Harriet the Spy to The Catcher in the Rye.