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Banned Books Week 2020

About Banned Books Week

September 27 - October 3, 2020 is banned books week, and in recognition the Fintel Library is providing this of some of the most frequently challenged books from 2001-2019 owned in our collection!  This research guide will serve as an introduction to these books, as well as provide links to online resources on banned and/or frequently challenged works. 

Internet Resources

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Gallery of Banned Books

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The Chocolate War

PZ7.C81634 Ch 1986  

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The Catcher in the Rye

PS3537.A426 C3 2001 

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George

Juv. PS3607.I4582 G46 2015  

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Beyond Magenta

HQ77.9 .K85 2014  

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Sex Is a Funny Word

Hollins Juv. HQ53 .S55 2015  

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And Tango Makes Three

Hollins Juv. PZ10.3.R414 Tan 2005  

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I Am Jazz

Hollins Juv. HQ77.7 .H467 2014

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The Hate U Give

Juv. PZ7.1.T4567 Hat 2017

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Thirteen Reasons Why

Hollins Juv. PZ7.A8155 Th 2007

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This One Summer

Juv. PZ7.7.T355 Thi 2014

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This Day in June

Juv. PZ8.3.P5586836 Th 2014

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The Kite Runner

PS3608.O832 K58 2003

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To Kill a Mockingbird

PS3562.E353 T6 1999

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Looking for Alaska

Juv. PZ7.G8233 Lo 2005

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Eleanor and Park

Hollins Juv. PZ7.R79613 Ele 2013

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Fun Home

PN6727.B3757 Z46 2006

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Habibi

Hollins - PN6727.T48 H33 2011

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Nasreen's Secret School

Hollins Juv. LC2410.A3 W56 2009

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Persepolis

PN6747.S245 P4713 2003

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The Bluest Eye

PS3563.O8749 B55 1994

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It's Perfectly Normal

Hollins Juv. HQ53 .H37 1994

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Saga

Hollins - PN6727.V387 S25 2014

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Hollins Juv. PZ7.C43 Per 1999

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A Stolen Life

HV6574.U6 D84 2011

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The Hunger Games

Juv. PZ7.C6837 Hun 2008

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Bless Me, Ultima

PS3551.N27 B54 1978

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Hollins Juv. PZ8.1.S399 Sc 1981

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The Glass Castle

HV5132 .W35 2005

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Beloved

PS3563.O8749 B433 1999

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My Mom's Having a Baby!

Hollins Juv. RG525.5 .B88 2005

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What My Mother Doesn't Know

Hollins Juv. PZ7.5.S66 Whb 2001

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Gossip Girl

Hollins Juv. PZ7.V94 Go 2002

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Nickel and Dimed

HD4918 .E375 2001

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Twilight

Hollins Juv. PZ7.M5717515 Tw 2005

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The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things

Hollins Juv. PZ7.M2178 Ear 2003

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Uncle Bobby's Wedding

Hollins Juv. PZ7.B737514 Unc 2008

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Olive's Ocean

Juv. PZ7.H389 Ol 2003

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

PS3551.N464 Z466 2002

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Crazy Lady!

 Juv. PZ7.C761846 Cr 1993

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Arming America

HV8059 .B45 2000

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Of Mice and Men

PS3537.T3234 O2 2000

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Bridge to Terabithia

Juv. PZ7.P273 Br

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Julie of the Wolves

Juv. PZ7.G2933 Ju

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Summer of My German Soldier

Juv. PZ7.G8283 Su 2003