Library Accepts Entries for Banned-Bookmark Battle
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MAYFIELD, KY - This year for Banned Books week the Graves County Public Library, 601 North 17th St. in Mayfield, will bring awareness through its Banned-Bookmark Battle.

The Library invites artists of all ages to submit artwork which celebrates the freedom to read. They will exhibit entries during Banned Books Week, September 21-27. Create a 5”x7” work of art which is in some way inspired by a banned book (listed below) and submit it to the library. All entries must be submitted by September 17th.

Banned Books in America
1. The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
2. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger
3. The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck
4. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
5. The Color Purple, by Alice Walker
6. Ulysses, by James Joyce
7. Beloved, by Toni Morrison
8. The Lord of the Flies, by William Golding
9. 1984, by George Orwell
10. Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey
11. Fifty Shades of Grey, by E.L. James
12. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins
13. Looking for Alaska, by John Green
14. Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher
15. ttyl; ttfn; l8r, g8r (series), by Lauren Myracle
16. And Tango Makes Three, by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
17. Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
18. Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak
19. A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams
20. The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne


Published 12:20 PM, Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014
Updated 12:23 PM, Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014

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