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Banned Books Week 2016: The Most Frequently Challenged Books

Blog Post created by nicole.desiato Employee on Sep 26, 2016

September 25 through October is the annual ALA Banned Books Week. To celebrate, we'll be doing a post every day this week on banned books. Below is a list from the American Library Association of the top Banned & Challenged Classics. What books have you used in your classroom? Let us know in the comments!

 

  1. The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  2. The Cather 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
  10. Lolita, by Vladmir Nabokov

 

Check out the full list from the ALA here: Banned & Challenged Classics | Banned & Challenged Books

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