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  "If there is a bedrock principle underlying the First Amendment, it is that the Government may not prohibit the expression of an idea simply because society finds the idea itself offensive or disagreeable."

                                       ~ US. Supreme Court Justice William Brennan, in Texas v. Johnson, 1989


1984 Cover
George Orwell
The novel depicts Smith's heroic search for an underground movement in revolt against the nightmare that is the State. He now works in the Ministry of Truth falsifying records
FIC
Book
Sep 5, 2013
A light in the attic Cover
Shel Silverstein
A collection of humorous poems and drawings
J 811 Sil
Book
Sep 5, 2013
A streetcar named Desire : [a play] Cover
Tennessee Williams
812 Wil
Book
Sep 5, 2013
Alice's adventures in Wonderland Cover
Lewis Carroll
Helen Oxenbury
A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters
J FIC Car
Book
Sep 5, 2013
Bless me, Ultima Cover
Rudolfo A Anaya
Tony faces the daunting prospect of growing up amidst constant religious and cultural uncertainty. His mother is a devoted Catholic, but her influence is challenged by Ultima--a woman with magical healing powers. As Tony follows his own path toward adulthood, he relies on Ultima's wisdom. With her guidance, he is able to forge his unique identity
FIC Ana
Book
Sep 5, 2013
Bone : old man's cave Cover
Jeff Smith
J FIC Smi
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Brave new world Cover
Aldous Huxley
FIC Hux
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Calvin and Hobbes Cover
Bill Watterson
817 Wat
Book
Sep 5, 2013
Carrie Cover
Stephen King
In one way or another, everybody abused Carrie. Her fanatical mother forbade this sixteen-year-old misfit everything that was young and fun. She was teased and taunted by her classmates, misunderstood by her teachers, and given up as hopeless by almost everyone. But Carrie had a secret: she posessed terrifying telekinetic powers that could make inanimate objects move, a lighted candle fall, or a door lock. Carrie could make all kinds of startling bizarre, and malevolent things happen. And so she did one night, when feeling scorned and humiliated, and growing angrier and angrier, she became the vengeful demon who let the whole town feel her power
FIC Kin
Book
Sep 5, 2013
Extremely loud and incredibly close Cover
Jonathan Safran Foer
Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is a precocious Francophile who idolizes Stephen Hawking and plays the tambourine extremely well. He's also a boy struggling to come to terms with his father's death in the World Trade Center attacks. As he searches New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key he left behind, Oskar discovers much more than he could have imagined
FIC Foe
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Fifty shades of Grey Cover
E. L James
When literature student Anastasia Steele is drafted to interview the successful young entrepreneur Christian Grey for her campus magazine, she finds him attractive, enigmatic and intimidating. Convinced their meeting went badly, she tries to put Grey out of her mind -- until he happens to turn up at the out-of-town hardware store where she works part-time
FIC Jam
Book
Sep 5, 2013
For whom the bell tolls Cover
Ernest Hemingway
FIC Hem
Book
Sep 5, 2013
Forever in blue : the fourth summer of the sisterhood Cover
Ann Brashares
As their lives take them in different directions, Lena, Tibby, Carmen, and Bridget discover many more things about themselves and the importance of their relationship with each other
YA FIC Bra
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Great soul : Mahatma Gandhi and his struggle with India Cover
Joseph Lelyveld
Lelyveld reconsiders the life a Gandhi--a "self-creation", a prosperous lawyer who became an ascetic in a loincloth wholly dedicated to political and social action. After two decades in South Africa, Gandhi turned to India. Lelyveld follows the heroic, and tragic, last months of the leader's long campaign when his nonviolent efforts culminated in the partition of India, the creation of Pakistan, and a bloodbath of ethnic cleansing that eneded only with his own assassination.--Excerpted from bk. jacket
B Gan
Book
Oct 16, 2012
My mom's having a baby! Cover
Dori Hillestad Butler
Carol Thompson
J 618.2 But
Book
Oct 16, 2012
One of those hideous books where the mother dies Cover
Sonya Sones
Fifteen-year-old Ruby Milliken leaves her best friend, her boyfriend, her aunt, and her mother's grave in Boston and reluctantly flies to Los Angeles to live with her father, a famous movie star who divorced her mother before Ruby was born
YA FIC Son
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Persepolis Cover
Marjane Satrapi
955.054 Sat
Book
Sep 5, 2013
Push Cover
1950- Sapphire
FIC Sap
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Running with scissors : a memoir Cover
Augusten Burroughs
B Bur
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Slaughterhouse-five ; or, the children's crusade, a duty-dance with death Cover
Kurt Vonnegut
FIC Von
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Snow falling on cedars Cover
David Guterson
FIC Gut
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Song of Solomon Cover
Toni Morrison
FIC Mor
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Speak Cover
Laurie Halse Anderson
A traumatic event near the end of the summer has a devastating effect of Melinda's freshman year in high school
YA FIC And
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes Cover
Chris Crutcher
The daily class discussions about the nature of man, the existence of God, abortion, organized religion, suicide and other contemporary issues serve as a backdrop for a high-school senior's attempt to answer a friend's dramatic cry for help
YA FIC
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Stolen children Cover
Peg Kehret
"Hugh's anger boiled as he hurried down the gravel road. He was angry at Darielle for breaking up with Smokey; he was angry at Smokey for not telling him, and for not having the sense to adjust their plans when his girlfriend backed out. Most of all, he was angry at Amy for making a fool of him by running away. Smokey intended to use his gun on Amy, and Hugh would not stop him. When it was time to collect the money and go, they would leave Amy behind--but she would not be able to talk to the cops. She would not talk, period, ever again."--dust cover
J FIC Keh
Book
Oct 16, 2012
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian Cover
Sherman Alexie
Ellen Forney
Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot
YA FIC Ale
Book
Oct 16, 2012
The adventures of Captain Underpants Cover
Dav Pilkey
When George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking that he is the superhero Captain Underpants, he leads them to the lair of the nefarious Dr. Diaper, where they must defeat his evil robot henchmen
J FIC Pil
Book
Sep 5, 2013
The catcher in the rye Cover
J. D. (Jerome David) Salinger
A 16-year old American boy relates in his own words the experiences he goes through at school and after, and reveals with unusual candour the workings of his own mind. What does a boy in his teens think and feel about his teachers, parents, friends and acquaintances?
FIC Sal
Book
Oct 16, 2012
The complete tales of Winnie-the-Pooh Cover
A. A. (Alan Alexander) Milne
undefined Shepard
This deluxe volume brings all of the Pooh stories together in one full-color, large-format book with complete and unabridged text and illustrations
J FIC Mil
Book
Sep 5, 2013
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time Cover
Mark Haddon
FIC Had
Book
Oct 16, 2012
The diary of a young girl Cover
Anne Frank
Eleanor Roosevelt
JB Fra
Book
Oct 16, 2012
The hobbit ; or, There and back again Cover
J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien
The adventures of the well-to-do hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, who lived happily in his comfortable home until a wandering wizard granted his wish
FIC Tol
Book
Sep 5, 2013
The Hunger Games Cover
Suzanne Collins
In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place
YA FIC Col
Book
Oct 16, 2012
The Koran Cover
N. J Dawood
297.1225 Kor 1999
Book
Oct 16, 2012
The perks of being a wallflower Cover
Stephen Chbosky
"Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it, Charlie is navigating through the strange worlds of love, drugs, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show", and dealing with the loss of a good friend and his favorite aunt."--Barnesandnoble.com
FIC Chb
Book
Oct 16, 2012
The what's happening to my body? book for boys : a growing-up guide for parents and sons Cover
Lynda Madaras
Area Madaras
Discusses the changes that take place in a boy's body during puberty, including information on the body's changing size and shape, the growth spurt, reproductive organs, pubic hair, beards, pimples, voice changes, wet dreams, and puberty in girls
613.95 Mad 2000
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Water for elephants Cover
Sara Gruen
FIC Gru
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Where the wild things are Cover
Maurice Sendak
A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king
E Sen
Book
Sep 5, 2013
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George Orwell
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Kurt Vonnegut
FIC Von
Shel Silverstein
J 811 Sil
David Guterson
FIC Gut
Tennessee Williams
812 Wil
Toni Morrison
FIC Mor
Lewis Carroll
Helen Oxenbury
J FIC Car
Laurie Halse Anderson
YA FIC And
Rudolfo A Anaya
FIC Ana
Chris Crutcher
YA FIC
Jeff Smith
J FIC Smi
Peg Kehret
J FIC Keh
Aldous Huxley
FIC Hux
Sherman Alexie
Ellen Forney
YA FIC Ale
Bill Watterson
817 Wat
Dav Pilkey
J FIC Pil
Stephen King
FIC Kin
J. D. (Jerome David) Salinger
FIC Sal
Jonathan Safran Foer
FIC Foe
A. A. (Alan Alexander) Milne
undefined Shepard
J FIC Mil
E. L James
FIC Jam
Mark Haddon
FIC Had
Ernest Hemingway
FIC Hem
Anne Frank
Eleanor Roosevelt
JB Fra
Ann Brashares
YA FIC Bra
J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien
FIC Tol
Joseph Lelyveld
B Gan
Suzanne Collins
YA FIC Col
Dori Hillestad Butler
Carol Thompson
J 618.2 But
N. J Dawood
297.1225 Kor 1999
Sonya Sones
YA FIC Son
Stephen Chbosky
FIC Chb
Marjane Satrapi
955.054 Sat
Lynda Madaras
Area Madaras
613.95 Mad 2000
1950- Sapphire
FIC Sap
Sara Gruen
FIC Gru
Augusten Burroughs
B Bur
Maurice Sendak
E Sen