Banned Books Week

Don’t let censors take books out of our hands! Celebrate free expression during Banned Books Week (September 22 – 28, 2019) by reading one of the most frequently challenged books from the past decade.  To learn more please see the Banned Books Week website.
Title Author Cover
13 reasons why Jay Asher 13 reasons why cover image
A bad boy can be good for a girl Tanya Lee Stone A bad boy can be good for a girl cover image
A stolen life : a memoir Jaycee Lee Dugard A stolen life : a memoir cover image
And Tango makes three Justin Richardson And Tango makes three cover image
Beloved Toni Morrison Beloved cover image
Beyond magenta : transgender teens speak out Susan Kuklin Beyond magenta : transgender teens speak out cover image
Bless me, Ultima Rudolfo A Anaya Bless me, Ultima cover image
Bone Jeff Smith Bone cover image
Brave new world revisited Aldous Huxley Brave new world revisited cover image
Drama Raina Telgemeier Drama cover image
Eleanor & Park Rainbow Rowell Eleanor & Park cover image
Fifty shades of Grey E L James Fifty shades of Grey cover image
Fun home : a family tragicomic Alison Bechdel Fun home : a family tragicomic cover image
George Alex Gino George cover image
Gossip girl : a novel Cecily Von Ziegesar Gossip girl : a novel cover image
Habibi Craig Thompson Habibi cover image
I am Jazz Jessica Herthel I am Jazz cover image
It's perfectly normal : a book about changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health Robie H Harris It's perfectly normal : a book about changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health cover image
Last week tonight with John Oliver presents a day in the life of Marlon Bundo Jill Twiss Last week tonight with John Oliver presents a day in the life of Marlon Bundo cover image
Looking for Alaska : a novel John Green Looking for Alaska : a novel cover image
Make something up : stories you can't unread Chuck Palahniuk Make something up : stories you can't unread cover image
My mom's having a baby! Dori Hillestad Butler My mom's having a baby! cover image
Nasreen's secret school : a true story from Afghanistan Jeanette Winter Nasreen's secret school : a true story from Afghanistan cover image
Persepolis Marjane Satrapi Persepolis cover image
Saga Brian K Vaughan Saga cover image
Scary stories to tell in the dark Alvin Schwartz Scary stories to tell in the dark cover image
Sex criminals. Volume 1, One weird trick Matt Fraction Sex criminals. Volume 1, One weird trick cover image
Sex is a funny word : a book about bodies, feelings, and YOU Cory Silverberg Sex is a funny word : a book about bodies, feelings, and YOU cover image
Skippyjon Jones Judith Byron Schachner Skippyjon Jones cover image
TTYL Melissa J Morgan TTYL cover image
The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games cover image
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian Sherman Alexie The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian cover image
The adventures of Captain Underpants Dav Pilkey The adventures of Captain Underpants cover image
The agony of Alice Phyllis Reynolds Naylor The agony of Alice cover image
The bluest eye : a novel Toni Morrison The bluest eye : a novel cover image
The color of Earth Tong-hwa Kim The color of Earth cover image
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time Mark Haddon The curious incident of the dog in the night-time cover image
The glass castle : a memoir Jeannette Walls The glass castle : a memoir cover image
The hate u give Angie Thomas The hate u give cover image
The kite runner Khaled Hosseini The kite runner cover image
The perks of being a wallflower Stephen Chbosky The perks of being a wallflower cover image
This day in June Gayle E Pitman This day in June cover image
This one summer Mariko Tamaki This one summer cover image
To kill a mockingbird Harper Lee To kill a mockingbird cover image
Two boys kissing David Levithan Two boys kissing cover image
What my mother doesn't know Sonya Sones What my mother doesn't know cover image