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Hit list : frequently challenged books for children

Author: Donna Reidy Pistolis; American Library Association. Office for Intellectual Freedom.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : American Library Association, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Organized alphabetically, this work provides examples of recent challenges, review sources, related articles, standard reference sources, and recommended reading lists for 23 frequently challenged books, from Judy Blume's Blubber to Katherine Paterson's Bridge to Terabithia.
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Reidy Pistolis; American Library Association. Office for Intellectual Freedom.
ISBN: 0838934587 9780838934586
OCLC Number: 34546108
Description: ix, 61 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Judith F. Krug --
Harry Allard: The Stupids Step Out --
Lynne Reid Banks: The Indian in the Cupboard --
Judy Blume: Blubber --
Brock Cole: The Goats --
James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier: My Brother Sam Is Dead --
Roald Dahl: James and the Giant Peach --
Madeleine L'Engle: A Wrinkle in Time --
Lois Lowry: The Giver --
Eve Merriam: Halloween ABC --
Leslea Newman: Heather Has Two Mommies --
Katherine Paterson: Bridge to Terabithia --
Katherine Paterson: The Great Gilly Hopkins --
Wardell Pomeroy: Boys and Sex --
Wardell Pomeroy: Girls and Sex --
Louis Sachar: The Boy Who Lost His Face --
Alvin Schwartz: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark --
Alvin Schwartz: More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark --
Alvin Schwartz: Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones --
Maurice Sendak: In the Night Kitchen --
Shel Silverstein: A Light in the Attic --
Zilpha Snyder: The Headless Cupid --
Theodore Taylor: The Cay --
Michael Wilhoite: Daddy's Roommate --
Appendix. What ALA Can Do to Help Librarians Combat Censorship.
Responsibility: Donna Reidy Pistolis for the Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association.

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An aid in the war against escalating censorship attempts, this book offers an alphabetically-arranged list of the most frequently challenged children's books, complete with bibliographies, examples  Read more...

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