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Banned Book Week

September 21-September 27, 2014

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Bless Me, Ultima


Retained in the Teton High School sophomore English class in Driggs (ID) despite concerns about the novel's mature content.


Banned from the Orestimba High School's English classes in Newman (CA) by the superintendent after complaints that is book is profane and anti-Catholic. Teachers claimed the superintendent circumvented the district's policies on book challenges and set a dangerous precedent.


Pulled by the Norwood (CO) Schools Superintendent after 2 parents complained about profanity in the book. The superintendent confiscated all the copies of the book and gave them to the parents, who "tossed them in the trash." The superintendent later apologized.

Held at Cabell County Public Library

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