Official dates are September 25th to October 2. But if you want a head start, you can join the discussion about these recent banned/challenged books.
Earlier this month a school board in Missouri voted to ban Sherman Alexie's book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.
Earlier this week, someone wrote an opinion piece in the News-Leader of Springfield, MO, attacking Laurie Halse Anderson's book, Speak. (He also objected to the book Slaughterhouse Five, which has now been removed from the curriculum, and the book Twenty Boy Summer, which is under review.)
You can read Laurie Halse Anderson's response here.
EDIT: After posting this, I also came across this post by Sarah Ockler, author of Twenty Boy Summer. It's worth the read.
Has anyone read these books? Do you think these objections are valid or not?
PS. I contacted Ms. Anderson recently about the Author Speak Up section of my Read a Banned Book site and she gave me permission to reprint some of her views on censorship there. If you want to read it, you can go here. And while you're there, sign up to read a banned/challenged book!