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Banned Books Week to focus on graphic novels

Banned Books Week, September 21-27, is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings ...
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And finally, Harry Potter!

I started reading J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series to keep up with my grandchildren, but found myself sucked into the books because of their initial charm and overwhelming fantasy. What child doesn't imagine sorcery and spe...
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The Kite Runner: A triumphant read

A sweeping story of family, love, and friendship told against the devastating backdrop of the history of Afghanistan over the last thirty years, The Kite Runner is an unusual and powerful novel that has become a beloved, one-of...
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Anne Frank: a memoir of the Holocaust

Ann Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl was written by Anne Frank while in hidden in an attic, hoping to escape Nazi persecution. Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, her remarkable diary has sin...
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Jack London’s “Call of the Wild” endures

The classic Jack London novel, The Call of the Wild, was penned in 1903 and is generally hailed as London’s best work.
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Native America history recounted in Dee Brown classic

Dee Brown's 1970 modern classic, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, is subtitled “An Indian History of the American West.” It tells the history of United States growth and expansion into the West from the point of view of Nati...
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The Absolutely True Diary rocks the world of censorship

The Absolutely True Diary by  Sherman Alexie is a first-person narrative by Native American teenager Arnold Spirit Jr., also known as “Junior”, a 14-year-old budding cartoonist. The book details Arnold’s lif...
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