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Banned Book Week

September 26-October 3, 2009

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Bless Me, Ultima


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.

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