September 24, 2013

Happy Banned Books Week!


In honor of Banned Books Week, we thought you might like to know what some of those bad boys are.  Here is the 2012 list of Most Frequently Challenged Books, according to the American Library Association:

Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey.
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie.
Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher.
Fifty Shades of Grey, by E. L. James.
And Tango Makes Three, by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson.
The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini.
Looking for Alaska, by John Green.
Scary Stories (series), by Alvin Schwartz
The Glass Castle, by Jeanette Walls
Beloved, by Toni Morrison

Looking for a little reading material?  The Amherst public libraries have them all.

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