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Hunger Games Book Ban

Should The Hunger Games be banned?

Each year the American Library Association puts out a report that lists the top 10 most challenged library books for the past year. The Hunger Games came in number 5 on the list released this month. The list is compiled from the formal written requests that are sent to the ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom requesting that a book be removed from a library or classroom because of an objection to its content. The Hunger Games joins another popular young adult series, Twilight, which came in at number 10 this year. (You can view the entire list in the State of America’s Libraries Report 2011 on page 58).

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