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What do Scary Stories, the Gossip Girl series, Kite Runner, The Golden Compass, The Color Purple, To Kill a Mockingbird and the boy wizard Harry Potter all have in common? Yep, they’re all on the list of banned books compiled by the American Library Association. This week, September 26 – October 3, 2009 is Banned Books Week. Celebrating the Freedom to Read is observed during the last week in September every year.  This ALA event reminds us to not take this precious democratic freedom for granted.

Do you need reviews, summaries, criticism, or articles on literary works like To Kill a Mockingbird?  Try our database The Literature Resource Center. It provides full-text information on thousands of literary works, authors and poets from all genres, time periods and regions of the world. You can read plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies, listen to podcasts and much more – all from authoritative sources you can use in your research!


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