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Banned Books: Banned Books

Banned Books

From the American Library Association’s “The 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books, 1990-1999.

  • Daddy’s Roommate by Michael Willhoite. CL306.87 W
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. 811.54 A584IK
  • The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier. 813 C811C
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. 813.4 T969AHR
  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. 813.52 S819OC
  • Harry Potter (Series) by J.K. Rowling. FIC ROWLI
  • Forever by Judy Blume. FIC BLUME
  • Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson. FIC PATE
  • Heather Has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman. CL 306.87 N
  • My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier. FIC COL
  • The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger. 813.54 S165CYM
  • The Giver by Lois Lowry. FIC LOWRY
  • The Color Purple by Alice Walker. 813.54 W177C 1992
  • Earth’s Children (Series) by Jean M. Auel. 813.54 A917
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. FIC LENG
  • Go Ask Alice by Anonymous. 813 G573
  • Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers. FIC MYE
  • In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak. FIC SEN
  • Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison. 813.54 M882S
  • Always Running by Luis Rodriguez. 364.1092 R696a 1994
  • Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene. 813.54 G799S
  • Anastasia Krupnik (Series) by Lois Lowry. FIC LOWRYA
  • Kaffir Boy by Mark Mathabane. 968.00496 M426K
  • We All Fall Down by Robert Cormier. FIC CORM
  • Final Exit by Derek Humphry. 179.7 H928F
  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. 813.54 A887H 1987
  • Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George. FIC GEORG
  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison. 813.54 M882B
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. 813.54 L478T
  • Beloved by Toni Morrison. 813.54 M882BE 1987
  • Annie on my Mind by Nancy Garden. FIC GARDE
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. 823.912 H986B
  • Ordinary People by Judith Guest. 813.54 G936O
  • Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume. FIC BLUM
  • Crazy Lady by Jane Conly. FIC CON
  • Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut. 813.54 V947 SA
  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding. 823.914 G619L 1954
  • Native Son by Richard Wright. 813.52 W952 NH
  • Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo A. Anaya. 813.54 A536B 1994
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. 813.4 T969AT2
  • Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman. E BAN
  • Where Did I Come From? by Peter Mayle. CL 612.6M

Last edited August 28th, 2013 at 1:58 pm by Elaine Page

Books about Book Banning

  • Bald, Margaret. Banned Book: Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds. Call Number: 091.1 B175L
  • Doyle, Robert P. Books Challenged or Banned in 2002-2003. American Library Association, Chicago: 2003.
  • Foerstel, Herbert N. Banned in the U.S.A.: A Reference Guide to Book Censorship in Schools and Public Libraries. Call Number: 025.213 F654b 2002
  • Haight, Anne Lyon. Updated and Enlarged by Chandler B. Grannis. Banned Books: 387 B.C. to 1978 A.D. Call Number: 098.1 H149b 1978
  • Karolides, Nicholas J. Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds. Call Number: 098.1 K18L
  • Karolides, Nicholas J. Censored Books II: Critical Viewpoints, 1985-2000. Call Number: R810.9 C396 2002
  • Noble, William. Bookbanning in America. Call Number: 098.1 N753b
  • Rose, Johnathan. The Holocaust and the Book. Call Number: 363.310943 H754
  • Schlesinger, Jr., Arthur. Censorship: 500 Years of Conflict. Call Number: 098.12 C396
  • Sova, Dawn B. Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds. Call Number: 098.1 S729L
  • Sova, Dawn B. Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds. Call Number: 098.1 S729Ls

Banned Books - the 21st Century

From the American Library Association’s “The 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books, 2000-2009.

  • Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling. FIC ROW
  • The Chocolate War, by Robert Cormier. 813 C811C
  • And Tango Makes Three, by Justin Richardson/Peter Parnell. E RIC
  • Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. 813.52 S819O
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou. 811.54 A584IK
  • His Dark Materials (series), by Philip Pullman. FIC PULL
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky. FIC CHB
  • It’s Perfectly Normal, by Robie Harris. CL 613.9071 H
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain. 813.4
  • The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison. EREAD
  • Forever, by Judy Blume. FIC BLUME
  • The Color Purple, by Alice Walker. 813.54 W177C 1983
  • Go Ask Alice, by Anonymous. 813 G573
  • Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger. 813.54 S165C
  • King and King, by Linda de Haan. E DEHA
  • To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. 813.54 L478T
  • The Giver, by Lois Lowry. FIC LOWRY
  • In the Night Kitchen, by Maurice Sendak. FIC SEN
  • Beloved, by Toni Morrison. 813.54 M882BE
  • My Brother Sam Is Dead, by James Lincoln Collier. FIC COL
  • Bridge To Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson. FIC PATE
  • We All Fall Down, by Robert Cormier FIC CORM
  • Bless Me, Ultima, by Rudolfo Anaya. 813.54 A536B
  • Snow Falling on Cedars, by David Guterson. 813.54 G983S
  • The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big, Round Things, by Carolyn Mackler. FIC MACL
  • Angus, Thongs, and Full Frontal Snogging, by Louise Rennison. FIC RENN
  • Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley. 823.912 H986BYG
  • It’s So Amazing, by Robie Harris. CL 612.6 H
  • Blubber, by Judy Blume. EREAD
  • Crazy Lady, by Jane Leslie Conly. FIC CON
  • Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut. 813.54 V947S
  • Rainbow Boys, by Alex Sanchez. FIC SANC
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, by Ken Kesey. 813.54 K42O
  • The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini. 813.6 H829K
  • The Great Gilly Hopkins, by Katherine Paterson. EREAD.
  • Summer of My German Soldier, by Bette Green. 813.54 G799S
  • Fat Kid Rules the World, by K.L. Going. FIC GOI
  • Olive’s Ocean, by Kevin Henkes. FIC HENK
  • Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson. EREAD
  • Mick Harte Was Here, by Barbara Park. EREAD
  • The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien. 813.54 O13T
  • Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, by Mildred Taylor. FIC TAY
  • A Time to Kill, by John Grisham. 813.54 G869T
  • Always Running, by Luis Rodriguez. 364.1092 R696A
  • Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury. 813.54 B798F
  • The Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold. EREAD
  • Anastasia (series), by Lois Lowry. FIC LOWRYA
  • A Prayer for Owen Meany, by John Irving, 813.54 I72P
  • The Upstairs Room, by Johanna Reiss. CL 808.80358 RE
  • So Far From the Bamboo Grove, by Yoko Watkins. EREAD
  • Cut, by Patricia McCormick. EREAD
  • The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood. 813.54 A887H
  • Friday Night Lights, by H.G. Bissenger. 796.33262 B623F
  • A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeline L’Engle. 813.54 L566WQ
  • Julie of the Wolves, by Jean Craighead George. FIC GEOR
  • Goosebumps (series), by R.L. Stine. EREAD
  • Grendel, by John Gardner. 813.54 G227G
  • The House of the Spirits, by Isabel Allende. 863.64 A432C
  • Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret, by Judy Blume. FIC BLUME

Last edited March 19th, 2019 at 7:26 pm by Rachel Doose