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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 (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)

List Price $11.00
Your price: $3.95
Used - Trade Paper

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The Agony of Alice (Alice Books)
The Agony of Alice (Alice Books)
by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Publisher Comments
Since Alice McKinney burst onto the scene in 1985, she has addressed the issues tween girls care about with humor and sensitivity. Now, the first two books in Naylors beloved series are reissued with a fresh new look.... (read more)

Your price: $5.95
Used - Mass Market

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The Higher Power of Lucky
The Higher Power of Lucky
by Susan Patron and Matt Phelan
Publisher Comments
“Beasts of the Southern Wild” meets Because of Winn Dixie in this inspiring story of hope. August “Auggie” Jones lives with her Grandpa Gus, a trash hauler, in a poor part of town. So when her wealthy classmates father starts the... (read more)

List Price $17.99
Your price: $6.95
Used - Hardcover

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Flashcards of My Life
Flashcards of My Life
by Charise Meri Harper
Publisher Comments
When Emily receives an unexpected birthday gift--a pack of note cards labeled "Flashcards of My Life"--she uses them for journaling inspiration to try to untangle her increasingly knotted life and finds that she might be able to brave growing up after... (read more)

List Price $6.99
Your price: $4.50
Used - Trade Paper

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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)

List Price $10.99
Your price: $1.50
Used - Trade Paper

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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)

List Price $10.99
Your price: $4.95
Used - Trade Paper

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Where's Waldo?
Where's Waldo?
by Martin Handford
Publisher Comments
The amazing original that set off the worldwide search for Waldo! Perfect for the youngest Waldo searcher, this special edition contains all the fun of the original but with lots of eye-boggling extras! Anyone who has found Waldo before will want to find... (read more)

List Price $12.99
Your price: $10.50
Used - Hardcover

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The Great Gilly Hopkins
The Great Gilly Hopkins
by Katherine Paterson
Publisher Comments
Newbery Honor winner Joan Bauer's new novel will touch your heart When twelve-year-old Sugar's grandfather dies and her gambling father takes off yet again, Sugar and her mother lose their home in Missouri. They head to Chicago for a fresh start, only to... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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Heather Has Two Mommies
Heather Has Two Mommies
by Leslea Newman
List Price $14.95
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