Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Why Are They Banned? Banned Books Week 2012 : The Grapes of Wrath & The Upstairs Room

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck:
Challenged or banned for offensive language, including the use of the name of God and Jesus in a
vain and profane manner, along with inappropriate sexual references

From our catalog:  http://library.cumberland.edu/surpass/websafari.exe/detail?sid=DE4178F2-3CF0-4495-BB31-EC3F92AB5BD0&database=database&list=R&rec=5&marc=63249 

The Upstairs Room by Johanna Reiss:
Challenged or banned for offensive language and content not suitable for children.

From our catalog: http://library.cumberland.edu/surpass/websafari.exe/detail?sid=DE4178F2-3CF0-4495-BB31-EC3F92AB5BD0&database=database&list=R&rec=2&marc=66193

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