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Augusta libraries, schools say calls to ban books are rare

The American Library Association's latest list of most challenged books is striking in its diversity.Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye and Stephen Chbosky's...

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Banned Book Week finds sides agreeing - sort of

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The American Library Association and Focus on the Family seem like strange bedfellows...Augusta State University. Tips for parentsThe American Library Association offers these tips to help parents guide their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/03/met_199812.shtml
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Banned books list shows how times have changed

...Banned Books Week, the American Library Association wants you to know why...Steinbeck. According to the American Library Association, most challenges come...violence. Source: The American Library Association On the Net: - The American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/27/liv_6811.shtml
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25th Banned Books Week is about to begin

...record, with 405 challenges reported to the American Library Association. The ALA has been tracking efforts to pull...and inappropriate language. On the Net: The American Library Association, http://www.ala.org/.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/30/liv_94525.shtml
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...Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association. - Midnight at the Dragon Caf, Judy Fong...Hummingbird's Daughter, Luis Alberto Urrea Source: American Library Association AROUND TOWN TODAY PLANETARIUM SHOWS: In My...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/01/met_94898.shtml
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Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

...melodrama. Meanwhile, Angelou's passages about her rape and teen pregnancy have made it a perennial on the American Library Association's list of works that draw complaints from parents and educators."'I thought that it was a mild book. There's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-05-28/poet-author-maya-angelou-d
Jewish center exhibit features Emma Lazarus

...weeks' worth of events to be held at the community center, starting Sunday.The center was chosen by the American Library Association Public Programs Office as one of 18 sites across the country to hold Emma Lazarus: Voice of Liberty, Voice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-01-03/jewish-center-exhibit-featur
Why challenge 'Harry Potter'?

...British mom who writes the Harry Potter books that have sold 300 million worldwide. Yet, according to the American Library Association, Rowling's books are among those that are frequently challenged. Adults come forth, often describing themselves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/16/edi_100701.shtml
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Group forms to offer guidance, understanding to single mothers

...a children's librarian in Columbia County, has received one of the most prestigious awards given by the American Library Association, has a cake business and is preparing to compete in the Ms. Black Georgia USA pageant in April. She said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/19/ric_136296.shtml
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Techbits: Library access, Facebook privacy, Security warranty, and more

...average 11 public-access terminals, comparable to findings in a 2004 survey. The new study, sponsored by the American Library Association and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, found a doubling of wireless access, to 37 percent. High-speed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/02/liv_98464.shtml
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