Banned Books Week highlights value of free and open access

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Banned Books Week highlights value of free and open access

For Banned Books Week, Maria’s Bookshop in Durango is displaying books that feature bookmarks explaining why they are considered controversial.
Top 10 most challenged books of 2017

1. “Thirteen Reasons Why,” by Jay Asher.
2. “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,” by Sherman Alexie.
3. “Drama,” written and illustrated by Raina Telgemeier.
4. “The Kite Runner,” by Khaled Hosseini.
5. “George,” by Alex Gino.
6. “Sex is a Funny Word,” written by Cory Silverberg, illustrated by Fiona Smyth.
7. “To Kill a Mockingbird,” by Harper Lee.
8. “The Hate U Give,” by Angie Thomas.
9. “And Tango Makes Three,” written by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson, illustrated by Henry Cole.
10. “I Am Jazz,” written by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings, illustrated by Shelagh McNicholas.
Source: American Library Association

Banned Books Week highlights value of free and open access

For Banned Books Week, Maria’s Bookshop in Durango is displaying books that feature bookmarks explaining why they are considered controversial.
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