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Banned Books Week – Political Policy

Normally, the people of a country disapprove of messages undermining or questioning its authority and ideology. Books that hail from a country that represents that country as dystopia are quick to be challenged. Some authors who delve into such themes … Continue reading

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New on NOBLE – 3 New Issues of Wildlife in North Carolina

New on NOBLE, 3 new issues of Wildlife in North Carolina. Check out the November/December 2016, January/February 2017 and May/June 2017 issues of Wildlife in North Carolina and learn more about all our state has to offer. While you’re there, … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week – The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain DB057349 BRX00512 In this story, the protagonist, Huckleberry (Huck) Finn, fakes his death to get away from his abusive father and encounters a runaway slave he knows, Jim, trying to avoid being separated … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week – 10 Most Challenged Books of 2016

The last week of September is recognized as Banned Books Week. When a book is challenged, it is threatening to deny others the access to knowledge by removing the book from a school’s curriculum and the library. This is a … Continue reading

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Kids Summer Reading Suggestions: Walter Dean Myers

If you are participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program here are some reading suggestions to consider. We will have reading suggestions during the summer to help narrow down your selections. These lists are for children ages 10 and … Continue reading

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Kids Summer Reading Suggestions: Judy Blume

If you are participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program here are some reading suggestions to consider. We will have reading suggestions during the summer to help narrow down your selections. These lists are for children ages 8 to … Continue reading

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Kids Summer Reading Suggestions: Cynthia Rylant

If you are participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program here are some reading suggestions to consider. We will have reading suggestions during the summer to help narrow down your selections. These lists are for children ages 5 to … Continue reading

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Kids Summer Reading Suggestions: Mysteries

If you are participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program here are some reading suggestions to consider. We will have reading suggestions during the summer to help narrow down your selections. These lists are for children ages 12 and … Continue reading

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Kids Summer Reading Suggestions: Humor

If you are participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program here are some reading suggestions to consider. We will have reading suggestions during the summer to help narrow down your selections. These lists are for children ages 5 and … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Suggestions: Hobbies & Crafts

If you are participating in the Adults Summer Reading Program or the Kids Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. The list is divided into downloadable books, large print books, and braille … Continue reading

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