Sunday, September 22, 2013

Banned Books Week Sept, 22nd-28th

Did you know that according to the American Library Association that 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982 when banned books week became a forefront movement. Last year alone 464 books challenged.

The following is the top 100 books challenged. Which ones have you read. Tell me.

Harry Potter (series) by J.K. Rowling

Alice series by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson/Peter Parnell

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Scary Stories (series) by Alvin Schwartz

His Dark Materials (series) by Philip Pullman

TTYL; TTFN; L8R, G8R (series) by Myracle, Lauren

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers

It's Perfectly Normal by Robie Harris

Captain Underpants (series) by Dav Pilkey

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Forever by Judy Blume

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Go Ask Alice by Anonymous

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

King and King by Linda de Haan

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Gossip Girl (series), by Cecily von Ziegesar

The Giver by Lois Lowry

In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak

Killing Mr. Griffen by Lois Duncan

Beloved by Toni Morrison

My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln Collier

Bridge To Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney

We All Fall Down by Robert Cormier

What My Mother Doesn’t Know by Sonya Sones

Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya

Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson

The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big, Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

Angus, Thongs, and Full Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

It’s So Amazing by Robie Harris

Arming America by Michael Bellasiles

Kaffir Boy by Mark Mathabane

Life is Funny by E.R. Frank

Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher

The Fighting Ground by Avi

Blubber by Judy Blume

Athletic Shorts by Chris Crutcher

Crazy Lady by Jane Leslie Conly

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby by George Beard

Rainbow Boys by Alex Sanchez

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Daughters of Eve by Lois Duncan

The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson

You Hear Me? by Betsy Franco

The Facts Speak for Themselves by Brock Cole

Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Green

When Dad Killed Mom by Julius Lester

Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause

Fat Kid Rules the World by K.L. Going

Olive’s Ocean by Kevin Henkes

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Draw Me A Star by Eric Carle

The Stupids (series) by Harry Allard

The Terrorist by Caroline B. Cooney

Mick Harte Was Here by Barbara Park

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor

A Time to Kill by John Grisham

Always Running by Luis Rodriguez

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Harris and Me by Gary Paulsen

Junie B. Jones (series) by Barbara Park

Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

What’s Happening to My Body Book by Lynda Madaras

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Anastasia (series) by Lois Lowry

A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

Crazy: A Novel by Benjamin Lebert

The Joy of Gay Sex by Dr. Charles Silverstein

The Upstairs Room by Johanna Reiss

A Day No Pigs Would Die by Robert Newton Peck

Black Boy by Richard Wright

Deal With It! by Esther Drill

Detour for Emmy by Marilyn Reynolds

So Far From the Bamboo Grove by Yoko Watkins

Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher

Cut by Patricia McCormick

Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Friday Night Lights by H.G. Bissenger

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Graighead George

The Boy Who Lost His Face by Louis Sachar

Bumps in the Night by Harry Allard

Goosebumps (series) by R.L. Stine

Shade’s Children by Garth Nix

Grendel by John Gardner

The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

I Saw Esau by Iona Opte

Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume

100 America: A Novel by Frank E.R.


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