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Crime and retribution key to John Grisham’s “A Time to Kill”

John Grisham's "A Time to Kill," challenged on issues of rape and murder, brought it to the shelves of the American Library Association’s Banned Books in the American South, particularly in Texas, despite the fact that its ...
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“Draw Me a Star” takes children on a magical journey

Carle's is known for the unique blend of paint and tissue paper used in this book about a child's journey as an artist.
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“Fat Kid Rules the World” is a story of hope

Fat Kid Rules the World received predominantly positive reviews from critics. The Open Critic stated "K.L. Going makes a great example of teen’s life in this great book. Every page will leave the reader thinking of just how m...
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Murder, racism unfold in “Snow Falling on Cedars”

The novel was published on September 12, 1994, becoming an immediate bestseller and winning 1995's PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.
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The Glass Castle captures the curse and salvation of family

What is so astonishing about Jeannette Walls is not just that she had the tenacity and intelligence to get out, but that she describes her parents with such deep affection and generosity.
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Capote’s “In Cold Blood” still has the power to horrify

In Cold Blood is regarded as a pioneering work of the true crime genre.
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Hunger Games makes it to the Banned Books list

The Hunger Games are an annual event in which one boy and one girl aged 12–18 from each of the twelve districts surrounding the Capitol are selected by lottery to compete in a televised battle to the death.
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