Top 10 Alien Abductions in Libraries

Happy Extraterrestrial Abduction Day

Extraterrestrial Abduction Day, also known as Alien Abduction Day, is celebrated on 20 March, and marks a day when some look forward to the possibility of being taken away by little green men. Though it has unclear origins, it was popularized by the 2008 Alien Abduction Day festival in Toronto. You may not be looking forward to a UFO ride anytime soon, but you can use this list to have an encounter of a different kind at your library. (Wikipedia)

  1. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977 movie)
  2. The True Meaning of Smekday, by Adam Rex
  3. Abduction: Human Encounters With Aliens, by John E. Mack
  4. Abducted: How People Come to Believe They Were Kidnapped By Aliens, by Susan A. Clancy
  5. Transformation: The Breakthrough, by Whitley Strieber
  6. Little Green Men, by Christopher Buckley
  7. Close encounters of the fourth kind : alien abduction, UFOs, and the conference at M.I.T., by C.D.B. Bryan
  8. The Light-Years Beneath My Feet, by Alan Dean Foster
  9. The Fourth Kind (2009 movie)
  10. Skyline (2010 movie)

This list was generated from the OCLC WorldCat database on 19 March 2014 based on the number of items with the subject heading "alien abduction" held by OCLC member libraries.

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