Banned Books

A banned book is one that has been removed from the shelves of a library, bookstore, or classroom because of its controversial content. In some cases, banned books of the past have been burned and/or refused publication. Possession of banned books has at times been regarded as an act of treason or heresy, which was punishable by death, torture, prison time, or other acts of retribution.

Twenty Boy Summer
The Miseducation of Cameron Post
The Land of Painted Caves (Earth's Children, #6)
Ghost House
The Gates (Samuel Johnson, #1)
Shine
Rage: A Love Story
Howl
Neonomicon
Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers (Captain Underpants, #9)
I Will Always Love You (Gossip Girl, #12)
Americus
Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India
Luv Ya Bunches (Flower Power, #1)
Alice on Board (Alice, #24)
The Catcher in the Rye
To Kill a Mockingbird
Brave New World
1984
Fahrenheit 451
Lord of the Flies
Animal Farm
Slaughterhouse-Five
The Color Purple
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Of Mice and Men
Lolita

Stephen Chbosky
Banning books gives us silence when we need speech. It closes our ears when we need to listen. It makes us blind when we need sight.
Stephen Chbosky

Ellen Hopkins
A word to the unwise. Torch every book. Char every page. Burn every word to ash. Ideas are incombustible. And therein lies your real fear.
Ellen Hopkins

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