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Top Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2011

Banned Books Week is September 30-October 6 this year. This is a week when libraries, bookstores, and other book-loving places unite to celebrate the freedom to read! We believe that people should have free and open access to information.

To celebrate Banned Books Week, why not read a book that some people don’t think you should be allowed to read? There’s a display of banned books in the Teen Scene this month. Here’s a list the American Library Association (ALA) compiled of last year’s Top 10 most frequently challenged books. (If that’s not enough for you, you can also try the Top 100 Banned Books of 2000-2009.)

TTYL by Lauren MyracleThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieThe Agony of Alice by Phyllis Reynolds NaylorBrave New World by Aldous HuxleyWhat My Mother Doesn't Know by Sonya Sones
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