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Banned Books


"Banned Books Week emphasizes the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one's opinion even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular and the importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or unpopular viewpoints to all who wish to read them." The American Library Association

The majority of challenged and banned books are children's books. Many are also award winners. Here are some of our favorite books that have been challenged and/or banned. To browse more banned/challenged books, visit our full Banned Books section.

Curious about why books get banned or challenged? Then check out the American Library Association's website devoted entirely to banned books.


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Gossip Girl #08: Nothing Can Keep Us Together
Gossip Girl #08: Nothing Can Keep Us Together
by Cecily Von Ziegesar
Publisher Comments
Welcome to New York City's Upper East Side, where my friends and I get everything -- and everyone -- we want. Snagging the latest Marc Jacobs bag or your best friend's boyfriend isn't pretty, but it's always hot...It's almost graduation and our lives are... (read more)

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What's Happening To My Body? Book for Boys
What's Happening To My Body? Book for Boys
by Lynda Madaras
Synopsis
The bestselling guides for preteens and teens updated with a brand-new look. The Madaras growing-up guides are acknowledged by parents, educators, librarians, and doctors for their unique, nonthreatening style, excellent organization, and thorough... (read more)

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The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things
The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things
by Carolyn Mackler
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Bless Me, Ultima
Bless Me, Ultima
by Rudolfo A. Anaya
Publisher Comments
Preocupación, duda, depresión, enojo y sentimientos de condenación: todos ellos son ataques a la mente. Si los lectores sufren de pensamientos negativos, ¡pueden tomar aliento! Joyce Meyer ha ayudado a millones de personas a ganar estas batallas tan... (read more)

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Puffin Classics)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Puffin Classics)
by Mark Twain
Publisher Comments
When you think classics, think Puffin! This Puffin Classics edition of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer includes an introduction by Newbery award-winning author Richard Peck. On the banks of the Mississippi River, Tom Sawyer and his friends seek out... (read more)

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Olive's Ocean
Olive's Ocean
by Kevin Henkes
Review
“Henkess story is subtle and satisfyingly untidy. Grabs you right from the start.” Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)... (read more)

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Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret
Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret
by Judy Blume
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It's Perfectly Normal (2ND 04 Edition)
It's Perfectly Normal (2ND 04 Edition)
by Robie H. Harris
Publisher Comments
An updated, fifteenth anniversary edition of the definitive book on kids sexual health brings this trusted resource into the twenty-first century. Now offering a brand-new chapter focusing on safe Internet use one of parents key concerns this universally... (read more)

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Would I Lie to You: A Gossip Girl Novel (Gossip Girl Novels)
Would I Lie to You: A Gossip Girl Novel (Gossip Girl Novels)
by Cecily Von Ziegesar
About the Author
Cecily von Ziegesar is the creator of the #1 bestselling Gossip Girl and #1 bestselling It Girl novels. She has always lived in New York City.... (read more)

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Little House on the Prairie (Little House)
Little House on the Prairie (Little House)
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Publisher Comments
THE FIRST BOOK IN A HISTORICAL SERIES THAT'S PERFECT FOR FANS OF THE BOXCAR CHILDREN! Jack, Frances, and Francess younger brother Harold have been ripped from the world they knew in New York and sent to Kansas on an orphan train at the turn of the... (read more)

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Annie on My Mind
Annie on My Mind
by Nancy Garden
Publisher Comments
This groundbreaking book, first published in 1982, is the story of two teenage girls whose friendship blossoms into love and who, despite pressures from family and school that threaten their relationship, promise to be true to each other and their... (read more)

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Gossip Girl (Gossip Girl Novels)
Gossip Girl (Gossip Girl Novels)
by Cecily Von Ziegesar
Publisher Comments
Its Gossip Girl for Connecticuts Gold Coast.” –Publishers Weekly When jealousies run rampant and dark secrets are uncovered, the sisters realize that there is a dark side to paradise in this breathless romance perfect for fans of ABC's... (read more)

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The Golden Compass
The Golden Compass
by Philip Pullman
Publisher Comments
New from Andrea Cremer, the New York Times bestselling author of the Nightshade novels, comes an action-packed alternate-history steampunk adventure. In this world, sixteen-year-old Charlotte and her fellow refugees have scraped out an existence on the... (read more)

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Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories
Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories
by Chris Crutcher
About the Author
Chris Crutcher has written nine critically acclaimed novels, an autobiography, and two collections of short stories. Drawing on his experience as a family therapist and child protection specialist, Crutcher writes honestly about real issues facing... (read more)

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Gossip Girl Novels #06: You're the One That I Want
Gossip Girl Novels #06: You're the One That I Want
by Cecily Von Ziegesar
Publisher Comments
Welcome to New York City's Upper East Side, where my friends and I live in gorgeous apartments, go to exclusive private schools, and make Manhattan our own personal playground. It might look hard to be this fabulous, but for us it's as easy as sleeping... (read more)

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Flashcards of My Life
Flashcards of My Life
by Charise Meri Harper
About the Author
Charise Mericle Harper is the author of numerous books for children, including Imaginative Inventions and There Was a Bold Lady Who Wanted a Star, with Little, Brown. Her illustrations have appeared in the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, Outside... (read more)

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Gossip Girl #05: I Like It Like That (Gossip Girl Novels)
Gossip Girl #05: I Like It Like That (Gossip Girl Novels)
by Cecily Von Ziegesar
Publisher Comments
It's spring break and love is in the air. Or is that a blend of Chanel no. 9 and Gucci Rush? Is there a difference?Blair moves in with Serena and they're back to being best friends. But will the love-fest last or will they end up tearing out one anothers... (read more)

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The Giver
The Giver
by Lois Lowry
Publisher Comments
Lois Lowry’s The Giver is the quintessential dystopian novel, followed by its remarkable companions, Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son. When Jonas turns 12, he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. Now, it’s time for... (read more)

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Where's Waldo?
Where's Waldo?
by Martin Handford
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CN... (read more)

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Slugs
Slugs
by David Greenberg and Victoria Chess
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