Banned Books Week: Sepetember 30-October 6, 2012

Freedom to ReadIt’s the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week this week. We have compiled the top ten banned books from the last five years that we have in our collection.  Check them out, read them and support the Freedom to Read!

And Tango Makes Three

By Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell

Brave New World

By Aldous Huxley

The Chocolate War

By Robert Cormier

Olive’s Ocean

By Kevin Henkes

The Golden Compass

By Philip Pullman

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

By Mark Twain

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

By Maya Angelou

It’s Perfectly Normal

By Robie Harris

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

(Scary Stories Series)

By Alvin Schwartz

To Kill a Mockingbird

By Harper Lee


(Twilight Series)

By Stephenie Meyer

Catcher in the Rye

By J.D. Salinger

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

By Sherman Alexie

The Hunger Games

(The Hunger Games Series)

By Suzanne Collins


By Natasha Friend

What My Mother Doesn’t Know

By Sonya Sones

Nickel and Dimed

By Barbara Ehrenreich

The Color of Earth

By Kim Dong Hwa

The Agony of Alice

(Alice Series)

By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

The last four books with the authors in red were owned by Dominican but are now lost or missing and never repurchased.

The Color Purple

By Alice Walker

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

By Stephan Chbosky

Bless Me, Ultima

By Rudolfo Anaya

The Kite Runner

By Khaled Hosseini

Enjoy Banned Books Week!


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