Sunday, September 25, 2011

Banned Books Week

September 24th - October 1 is Banned Books Week. Exercise your right to read by selecting a banned or challenged book to read this week. Here's a few titles to get you started:

The Harry Potter series, by J. K. Rowling
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials Series), by Phillip Pullman
And Tango Makes Three, by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell (#1 challenged book in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2010)
Olive's Ocean, by Kevin Henkes
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain
Captain Underpants series, by Dav Pilkey
Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, by Mildred D. Taylor
Julie of the wolves, by Jean Craighead George

That should keep you busy for a bit. To see complete lists of the top ten banned or challenged books by year or learn more about banned and challenged books, go to the ALA website.

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