Caught Reading Banned Books at Cayce-West Columbia Branch

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Cayce-West Columbia staff have been caught reading banned books!  Banned Books Week (September 21-27) is an annual event which celebrates the freedom to read and highlights the value of free and open access to information.

The top ten challenged books of 2013 as reported to the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual Freedom:

  1. Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey
  2. The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison
  3. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie
  4. Fifty Shades of Grey, by E.L. James
  5. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins
  6.  A Bad Boy Can Be Good for A Girl, by Tanya Lee Stone
  7. Looking for Alaska, by John Green
  8. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky
  9. Bless Me Ultima, by Rudolfo Anaya
  10. Bone (series), by Jeff Smith

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