Banned Books

Books Challenged or Banned 2012-2013: A shortlist of books challenged, restricted, removed, or banned in 2012 and 2013 as reported in the Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom from May 2012 to May 2013.

Top 25 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009

This is a selection of Teen & Children's Books on the Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009

1. Harry Potter (Series) by J.K. Rowling; JSF ROWLING

2. Alice (Series) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor; J NAYLOR

3. The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier; YA CORMIER

4. And Tango Makes Three, by Justin Richardson/Peter Parnell

5. Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck

6. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou

7. Scary Stories (Series) by Alvin Schwartz; J398.2 SCHWARTZ

8. His Dark Materials (series), by Philip Pullman

9. ttyl; ttfn; l8r g8r (Internet girls series), by Lauren Myracle

10. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky

11. Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers; J MYERS

12. It's Perfectly Normal, by Robie Harris

13. Captain Underpants (Series) by Dav Pilkey; J PILKEY

14. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain; YA TWAIN

15. The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison

16. Forever, by Judy Blume

17. The Color Purple, by Alice Walker

18. Go Ask Alice by Anonymous; YA GO

19. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger; YA SALINGER

20. King and King, by Linda de Haan

21. To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

22. Gossip Girl (series), by Cecily von Ziegesar

23. The Giver by Lois Lowry; J LOWRY

24. In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak; P SENDAK

25. Killing Mr. Griffen, by Lois Duncan