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Banned Book Week

September 26-October 3, 2009

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The Lovely Bones

2009

Moved to the faculty section of the John W. McDevitt Middle School library in Waltham (MA) because its content is too frightening for middle school students.

2008

Moved to the faculty section of the John W. McDevitt Middle School library in Waltham (MA) because its content is too frightening for middle school students.

2007

Challenged at the Coleytown Middle School library in Westport (CT). The School superintendent acknowledged that the book is "for mature readers" and also acknowledged that "the book is appropriate to be part of a middle-school library collection serving students from ages 11-14, many of whom possess the maturity level to read this book."


Held by Marshall University (Drinko Library - PS3619.E26 L68 2002).




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