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Title: Banned Books Week Add to Google CalendarAdd to Google Calendar
Date: Monday, January 27, 2014 Export to ICSAdd to Other Calendars
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Address: Kresge Library Writing Center
2200 N. Squirrel Rd
Rochester, MI 48309
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A week long celebration of banned and challenged books! Come in to the OUWC to hear a daily reading of a passage from a banned book.

Choose a book that was banned or challenged, select a passage, then create an erasure text. Submit up to three entries by 5PM on Friday, January 31 for the chance to be featured on the OUWC website!

Need some inspiration? Here are the top five most frequently banned books:

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

Please submit all entries to and be sure tocheck for more information on banned books all week!