Banned Books Week

September 27 - October 3, 2020

Curriculum Materials Center

David & Lorraine Cheng library

William Paterson University
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CMC Exhibit for Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is celebrated annually to celebrate the freedom to read. books featured during this week have been targeted for removal or restriction in libraries and schools. American Library Association (ALA) provides information and materials to promote Banned Books Week. Some of these materials are displayed in our exhibit.

Top ten most Challenged Books for 2019

George by Alex Gino

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin

A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss

Sex is a Funny Word by Cory Silverberg

Prince & Knight by Daniel Haack

I am Jazz by Jessica Herthel & Jazz Jennings

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Drama by Raina Telegemeir

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling (some titles also available in video and ebook)

And Tango Makes Three by Peter Parnell & Justin Richardson

reason: Challenged and relocated for LGBTQIA+ content

Books in bold are available in the CMC

SPOTLIGHT: New STEM Kits added to our collection