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Friday, 5 October 2012

Friday, October 5, 2012
Banned Books Week highlights the fact that many libraries and schools in this country face challenges over the content of some of the books they provide.

A library in Lawrence, KS came up with a smart idea not only to promote this year's BBW, but also to get publicity and maybe even persuade people to visit their local library: trading cards of banned books, beautifully illustrated by local artists.

Click here to see the stunning images, recreating such classics as 1984, The Call of the Wild and Rabbit, Run. Talk about turning a negative into a positive.

-- Andrew Losowsky
HuffPost Books Editor

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