Banned Books Week 2012 Contest for Teens

 
1. Thanks for taking the Banned Books Week Online Challenge for Teens! With correct answers and your email (not required if you just want to take it without a raffle entry), you could win an iPod shuffle! Please provide us with your email address where you can best be contacted.
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2. Esteemed YA author Ellen Hopkins is continuously banned for her novels in verse. Which was her first banned YA title for drugs, offensive language and sexually explicit content?
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3. According to the Office for Intellectual Freedom, Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was frequently challenged in 2010 for which of the following reasons:
4. Which book was banned during the civil war period due to its anti-slavery content?
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5. What Bay Area city's Board of Education banned Kaffir Boy, Mark Mathabane's memoir of growing up in extreme poverty in South Africa, for its description of a scene involving boy prostitution?
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6. Which of these children’s books was challenged for the theme of pacifism?
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7. In 1977, the Illinois Police Association urged Librarians to remove the children’s book, “Sylvester and the Magic Pebble” from library shelves because the author, William Steig, had depicted the story’s police officers as pigs.
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8. Thanks for taking the challenge! If your answers are correct, you will be entered in the drawing. You will be contacted by October 16th if you won! May we contact you about other library programs?
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