Friday, October 3, 2008

Banned Books Addendum

Anyone wishing to join me on my personal challenge to read at least 10 "banned" books before next year's Banned Books week, here are some additional books from more recent years that you might want to consider:

1. “And Tango Makes Three,” by Justin Richardson/Peter Parnell
2. “The Chocolate War,” by Robert Cormier
3. “Olive’s Ocean,” by Kevin Henkes
4. “The Golden Compass,” by Philip Pullman
5. “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” by Mark Twain
6. “The Color Purple,” by Alice Walker
7. “TTYL,” by Lauren Myracle
8. “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” by Maya Angelou
9. “It’s Perfectly Normal,” by Robie Harris
10. “The Perks of Being A Wallflower,” by Stephen Chbosky

2006 titles not already listed:
1. “Gossip Girls” series by Cecily Von Ziegesar
2. “The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things” by Carolyn Mackler

Between 2000 and 2005 not already listed:
"Fallen Angels" by Walter Dean Myers
Captain Underpants series by Dav Pilkey (my daughter loves these!)

1 comment:

Jackie (Literary Escapism) said...

Isn't the Gossip Girl series a television show now? That makes it even more amusing if it's on the banned book list.


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