Banned Book Week

There are a few common reasons that books have been banned or censored in schools, libraries, and book stores. These include: Racial Issues: About and/or encouraging racism towards one or more group of people. … Violence or Negativity: Books with content that include violence are often banned or censored

Banned and Challenged Books of 2020

  • 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 and 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.
  1. His Dark Materials (series) by Philip Pullman
  2. ttyl; ttfn; l8r g8r (series) by Lauren Myracle
  3. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  4. Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers
  5. It’s Perfectly Normal by Robie Harris
  6. Captain Underpants (series) by Dav Pilkey
  7. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  8. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  9. Forever by Judy Blume
  10. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  11. Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
  12. Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  13. King and King by Linda de Haan
  14. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  15. Gossip Girl (series) by Cecily von Ziegesar
  16. The Giver by Lois Lowry

I am celebrating at the library again this year :

How did you do on the challenge ? Read a banned book this week and celebrate with me …. Lisa

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