Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Celebrate the right to read! #bannedBooks

Libraries are dangerous.
They contain ideas, thoughts, characters that make you realize you're not alone in your struggles...

In honor of Banned Book Week, here's a few of my favorite banned/challenged books from the ALA listing, in no particular order. What banned books have you read and enjoyed?

  1.  The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins
  2. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  3. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  4. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  5. The Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  6. 1984 by George Orwell
  7. Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck
  8. Animal Farm, by George Orwell
  9. Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston
  10. Gone with the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell
  11. Lady Chatterley's Lover, by D.H. Lawrence 
  12. A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess
  13.  In Cold Blood, by Truman Capote
  14. Twilight, by Stephenie Meyer
  15. My Sister's Keeper, by Jodi Picoult
  16. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain
  17. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou
  18. Forever, by Judy Blume
  19. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling 
  20. Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson
  21. Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey 

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