Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Banned Books Week


It's Banned Books Week. Have you read or are you reading a banned book now? You may be and not even know it. For instance, are you participating in the One Maryland One Book project and reading The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie? If you are, you are reading a banned book. Banned books are books that others have challenged or tried to censor because of their content. Since 1982, more than 11,000 books have been challenged. Celebrate your freedom to read by reading a banned book!

To learn more about the One Maryland One Book project at Montgomery College, visit our research subject guide at http://libguides.montgomerycollege.edu/onebook.

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