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Banned and Challenged Books

Banned and Challenged Books

FIND OUT WHAT SOME PEOPLE WOULD NOT WANT YOU TO READ!!! FIND OUT WHY!!! AND FIND OUT WHAT YOU COULD DO IF YOU DISAGREED WITH A BOOK IN CIRCULATION!!!

Each year, the ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom records hundreds of attempts by individuals and groups to have books removed from libraries shelves and from classrooms.  According to the Office for Intellectual Freedom, at least 46 of the Radcliffe Publishing Course Top 100 Novels of the 20th Century have been the target of ban attempts.  These titles represent banned or challenged books on that list.

Banned & Challenged Classics

1. The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
 2. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger
 3. The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck
 4. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
 5. The Color Purple, by Alice Walker
 6. Ulysses, by James Joyce
 7. Beloved, by Toni Morrison
 8. The Lord of the Flies, by William Golding
 9. 1984, by George Orwell
 11. Lolita, by Vladmir Nabokov
 12. Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck
 15. Catch-22, by Joseph Heller
 16. Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley
 17. Animal Farm, by George Orwell
 18. The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway
 19. As I Lay Dying, by William Faulkner
 20. A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway
 23. Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston
 24. Invisible Man, by Ralph Ellison
 25. Song of Solomon, by Toni Morrison
 26. Gone with the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell
 27. Native Son, by Richard Wright
 28. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Ken Kesey
 29. Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut
 30. For Whom the Bell Tolls, by Ernest Hemingway
 33. The Call of the Wild, by Jack London
 36. Go Tell it on the Mountain, by James Baldwin
 38. All the King's Men, by Robert Penn Warren
 40. The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien
 45. The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair
 48. Lady Chatterley's Lover, by D.H. Lawrence
 49. A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess
 50. The Awakening, by Kate Chopin
 53. In Cold Blood, by Truman Capote
 55. The Satanic Verses, by Salman Rushdie
 57. Sophie's Choice, by William Styron
 64. Sons and Lovers, by D.H. Lawrence
 66. Cat's Cradle, by Kurt Vonnegut
 67. A Separate Peace, by John Knowles
 73. Naked Lunch, by William S. Burroughs
 74. Brideshead Revisited, by Evelyn Waugh
 75. Women in Love, by D.H. Lawrence
80. The Naked and the Dead, by Norman Mailer
 84. Tropic of Cancer, by Henry Miller
 88. An American Tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser
 97. Rabbit, Run, by John Updike