September 20 - 27, 2003 - Let Freedom Read
a challenged book - it's your right as an American! Check out our Banned
Books display across from the circulation desk for inspiration. Want more?
The Chelmsford Public Library has copies of the 10 most frequently challenged
titles for 2001:
Potter and the sorcerer's stone. Rowling, J.K. All of the Harry Potter
titles were among the most often challenged in 2001.
Mice and Men. Steinbeck, John.
in Rapture, Sort of. Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds, and other "Alice"
novels by the same author.
Chocolate War. Cormier, Robert.
Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Angelou, Maya.
of My German Soldier. Greene, Bette.
in the Rye. Salinger, J. D.
Ask Alice. Anonymous.
Angels. Myers, Walter Dean.
and Chocolate. Klause, Annette Curtis.
Most Frequently Challenged Books for 2001, by the American Library
100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990-1999, also by ALA.
Banned Books and Censorship : Information and Resources, by Loyola University Chicago Libraries
Lawyer Resource Center: The First Amendment All about the freedom of speech and the challenges to it.
Network a clearinghouse for the latest news on censorship attempts