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Banned Books Week

September 30-October 6, 2012

 
                                                           
 

Many books, including those listed below, were at one time banned.  Most of them are now considered classics and are read in school.  Here are some titles that you may enjoy reading.  Banned Books week occurs this year from September 30 through October 6.

Read About Banned Books Week on the American Library Association’s website (click here)

Freedom to Read StatementInvisible man

The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
FIC/ELL

Native Son by Richard Wright
FIC/WRI

The Color Purple by Alice Walker
PB/WAL

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
FIC/STE

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
FIC/HUX The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
FIC/FIT

Beloved: A Novel by Toni Morrison
FIC/MOR

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
921/FRA

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America by Barbara Ehrenreich
305.569/EHR

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
FIC/GRUThe hunger games

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
PB/J/COL

Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth’s Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa by Mark Mathabane
968/MAT

The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
PB/SAL

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
FIC/STE

Ulysses by James Joyce
FIC/JOYSun also rises

The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
FIC/HEM

Lord of the Flies by William Golding  
PB/GOL

1984 by George Orwell
FIC/ORW

Animal Farm by George Orwell
NEW/FIC/ORW

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
FIC/SIN

Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
FIC/WAULord of the rings

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
FIC/TOL

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
FIC/LEE