Tuesday, September 30

In honour of Banned Book Week

In honour of Banned Book Week, I've decided to make a little post with the list of "The Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books in 2000-2oo7 Link to this list (ALA.org) is HERE.

So the books that I HAVE READ are in bold and are in Blue
The books that are italicized and in GREEN, are books I haven't read, but plan on reading.

1 Harry Potter -- J.K. Rowling
2 Alice series -- Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
3 The Chocolate War -- Robert Cormier
4 Of Mice and Men -- John Steinbeck
5 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings -- Maya Angelou
6 Scary Stories -- Alvin Schwartz
7 Fallen Angels Walter -- Dean Myers
8 It’s Perfectly Normal -- Robie Harris
9 And Tango Makes Three -- Justin Richardson/Peter Parnell
10 Captain Underpants Dav Pilkey
11 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Mark Twain
12 The Bluest Eye -- Toni Morrison
13 Forever -- Judy Blume
14 The Color Purple Alice Walker
15 The Perks of Being A Wallflower -- Stephen Chbosky
16 Killing Mr. Griffin -- Lois Duncan
17 Go Ask Alice -- Anonymous
18 King and King -- Linda de Haan
19 Catcher in the Rye -- J.D. Salinger
20 Bridge to Terabithia Katherine Paterson
21 The Giver -- Lois Lowry
22 We All Fall Down -- Robert Cormier
23 To Kill A Mockingbird -- Harper Lee`
24 Beloved -- Toni Morrison
25 The Face on the Milk -- Carton Caroline Cooney
26 Snow Falling on Cedars -- David Guterson
27 My Brother Sam Is Dead -- James Lincoln Collier
28 In the Night Kitchen -- Maurice Sendak
29 His Dark Materials series -- Philip Pullman
30 Gossip Girl series -- Cecily von Ziegesar
31 What My Mother Doesn’t Know -- Sonya Sones
32 Angus, Thongs, and Full Frontal Snogging
33 It’s So Amazing
34 Arming America -- Michael Bellasiles
35 Kaffir Boy -- Mark Mathabane
36 Blubber -- Judy Blume
37 Brave New World -- Aldous Huxley
38 Athletic Shorts -- Chris Crutcher
39 Bless Me, Ultima -- Rudolfo Anaya
40 Life is Funny -- E.R. Frank
41 Daughters of Eve -- Lois Duncan
42 Crazy Lady Jane -- Leslie Conly
43 The Great Gilly Hopkins -- Katherine Paterson
44 You Hear Me -- Betsy Franco
45 Slaughterhouse Five -- Kurt Vonnegut
46 Whale Talk -- Chris Crutcher
47 The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby -- Dav Pilkey
48 The Facts Speak for Themselves -- Brock Cole
49 The Terrorist -- Caroline Cooney
50 Mick Harte Was Here -- Barbara Park
51 Summer of My German Soldier -- Bette Green
52 The Upstairs Room -- Johanna Reiss
53 When Dad Killed Mom -- Julius Lester
54 Blood and Chocolate -- Annette Curtis Klause
55 The Fighting Ground Avi
56 The Things They Carried -- Tim O'Brien
57 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry -- Mildred Taylor
58 Fat Kid Rules the World -- K.L. Going
59 The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big, Round Things -- Carolyn Mackler
60 A Time To Kill -- John Grisham
61 Rainbow Boys -- Alex Sanchez
62 Olive’s Ocean -- Kevin Henkes
63 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest -- Ken Kesey
64 A Day No Pigs Would Die -- Robert Newton Peck
65 Speak Laurie Halse Anderson
66 Always Running -- Luis Rodriguez
67 Black Boy -- Richard Wright
68 Julie of the Wolves -- Jean Craighead George
69 Deal With It! -- Esther Drill
70 Detour for Emmy -- Marilyn Reynolds
71 Draw Me A Star -- Eric Carle
72 Fahrenheit 451 -- Ray Bradbury
73 Harris and Me -- Gary Paulsen
74 Junie B. Jones series -- Barbara Park
75 So Far From the Bamboo Grove -- Yoko Watkins
76 Song of Solomon -- Toni Morrison
77 Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes -- Chris Crutcher
78 What’s Happening to My Body Book -- Lynda Madaras
79 The Boy Who Lost His Face -- Louis Sachar
80 The Lovely Bones -- Alice Sebold
81 Anastasia Again! -- Lois Lowry
82 Are You There God? It’s Me, -- Margaret Judy Blume
83 Bumps In the Night -- Harry Allard
84 Goosebumps series -- R.L. Stine
85 Shade’s Children -- Garth Nix
86 Cut -- Patricia McCormick
87 Grendel -- John Gardner
88 The House of Spirits -- Isabel Allende
89 I Saw Esau Iona Opte
90 Ironman -- Chris Crutcher
91 The Stupids series Harry Allard
92 Taming the Star Runner -- S.E. Hinton
93 Then Again, Maybe I Won’t -- Judy Blume
94 Tiger Eyes -- Judy Blume
95 Like Water for Chocolate -- Laura Esquivel
96 Nathan’s Run John Gilstrap
97 Pinkerton, Behave! -- Steven Kellog
98 Freaky Friday -- Mary Rodgers
99 Halloween ABC -- Eve Merriam
100 Heather Has Two Mommies -- Leslea Newman

Oh My! CLEARLY I need to read more, I haven't read NEARLY enough books from this list. Happy Reading Everyone!

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