Banned Books Week September 27- October 3, 2015

Read a banned book this week!

the ALA’s Banned & Challenged Classics list:


1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

2. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

3. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

4. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

5. The Color Purple by Alice Walker

6. Ulysses by James Joyce

7. Beloved by Toni Morrison

8. The Lord of the Flies by William Golding

9. 1984 by George Orwell

10. Lolita by Vladmir Nabokov

11. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

12. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

13. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

14. Animal Farm by George Orwell

15. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

16. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

17. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

18. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

19. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

20. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

21. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

22. Native Son by Richard Wright

23. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

24. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

25. For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway

26. The Call of the Wild by Jack London

27. Go Tell it on the Mountain by James Baldwin

28. All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren

29. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

30. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

31. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence

32. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

33. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

34. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

35. The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

36. Sophie’s Choice by William Styron

37. Sons and Lovers by D.H. Lawrence

38. Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut

39. A Separate Peace by John Knowles 

40. Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs

41. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

42. Women in Love by D.H. Lawrence

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