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The Bluest Eye
by Toni Morrison | Literature & Fiction
Registered by quietorchid of Saint Paul, Minnesota USA on 6/12/2016
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Journal Entry 1 by quietorchid from Saint Paul, Minnesota USA on Sunday, June 12, 2016

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The most painful and meaningful books are often the ones most often banned. The Bluest Eye falls into this category.

#34 in top 100 books challenged 1990-1999.
#15 in top 100 books challenged 2000-2009.
2003 Challenged CA 'sexually explicit'
2005 Banned CO 'explicit sex'
2006 #5 in top 10 challenged books 'offensive language, sexually explicit, unsuited to age
2007 Challenged MI 'sexual content'
2009 Challenged IN
2011 Challenged in CT 'sex' 'age-appropriatness' 'profanity'
2013 Challenged in CO as a "bad book," and in OH because of an "underlying socialist-communist agenda."
2014 Challended OK

For more information about banned books go to the American Library Association page.

Fly far little book! 


Journal Entry 2 by quietorchid at Dunn Bros Coffee @ E Lake & W River in Minneapolis, Minnesota USA on Sunday, September 25, 2016

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Released 1 yr ago (9/25/2016 UTC) at Dunn Bros Coffee @ E Lake & W River in Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

Left on the shelf to find a new reader for 2016 Banned Books Week!

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