Saturday, September 21, 2013

Banned Books Week Giveaway Hop

For my portion of this blog hop, I am giving away this special read-aloud edition of Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson.

It is a beautiful hardcover and it is significantly larger than a regular novel-sized book. It's about the size of a picture book (but thicker)
With the paperback for comparison
According to ALA's website, the reasons this book is frequently banned are:
occult/Satanism, offensive language, violence

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Must be 13 or older to enter and have a U.S. mailing address
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  1. Thanks for participating!

    WAIT -- this book was banned? My son loved that book!

    1. According to ALA's website, these were the reasons it was frequently banned:

      occult/Satanism, offensive language, violence


  2. Three books from my top 10 all time favorite books are The Hunger Games, Ender's Game, and 13 Reasons Why.

  3. I loooooove Bridge to Terabithia!!!

    Also loved Ender's Game. Can't believe the books that people want to ban sometimes!

    Thanks for the giveaway. :)

  4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower for me.

  5. Bridge to Terabithia was one of my favorite books as a kid - I still don't understand why it would be challenged.

  6. The Hunger Games and the Harry Potter series are my favorite banned books.

  7. hunger games! - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

  8. Bridge to Terabithia was banned? I saw the movie and enjoyed it and I'm sure my daughter and I will love the book too.

    My favorite banned books are The Outsiders and The Witch of Blackbird a Pond.

    Thanks :)

  9. favorite banned book? I don't have one. I have many., But one of them is 1984.

  10. As a librarian, I can't choose a fave. It would be like choosing a favorite child!

  11. Bridge to Terabithia is one of my all-time favorite books!!! I just cannot read it (yes, I've read it more than once) or watch the movie without balling!

    I've loved several other books on the banned list. One of my favorites would probably be Harry Potter.