Celebrate the Freedom to Read Part I

September 30 to October 6 marks Banned Books Week.  This annual campaign celebrates the freedom to read by encouraging people of all ages to read books that have been banned or challenged.  Check out the  these frequently challenged classics at your Community Library. Get a complete list of frequently challenged classic books here.

Lord of the Flies  by William Golding has been frequently challenged and banned in school libraries.

Since its publication, J.D. Salinger's The Catcher In The Rye has been a favorite target of censors.

Ulysses by James Joyce was burned in the United States, Ireland, Canada, and England.

In 1987, F. Scott Fitzgerald's great American novel, The Great Gatsby, was challenged at the Baptist College in South Carolina.

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