Banned Book Week

September 25-October 2, 2010

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A Prayer for Owen Meany


Removed from the Pelham (MA) school district recommended summer reading list after a parent complained about the novel's objectionable language and sexuality.


Challenged in Kanawha County (WV) high schools as pornographic, offensive and vulgar.

Held at Cabell County Public Library

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