22 Sep 2003 @ 6:41 PM 

Continuing Gynocide’s Banned Book Meme
Bolded lines are books I’ve read.

The Top Most Frequently Challenged/Banned Books from 1990-2000.

* Scary Stories (Series) by Alvin Schwartz
* Daddy’s Roommate by Michael Willhoite
* I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
* The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
* *The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain*
* Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
* Harry Potter (Series) by J.K. Rowling
* Forever by Judy Blume
* Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
* Alice (Series) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
* Heather Has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman
* My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier
* The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
* The Giver by Lois Lowry
* It’s Perfectly Normal by Robie Harris
* Goosebumps (Series) by R.L. Stine
* A Day No Pigs Would Die by Robert Newton Peck
* The Color Purple by Alice Walker
* *Sex by Madonna*
* Earth’s Children (Series) by Jean M. Auel
* The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson
* *A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle*
* Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
* Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers
* In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak
* The Stupids (Series) by Harry Allard
* The Witches by Roald Dahl
* The New Joy of Gay Sex by Charles Silverstein
* Anastasia Krupnik (Series) by Lois Lowry
* The Goats by Brock Cole
* Kaffir Boy by Mark Mathabane
* Blubber by Judy Blume
* Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan
* Halloween ABC by Eve Merriam
* We All Fall Down by Robert Cormier
* Final Exit by Derek Humphry
* *The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood*
* Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
* The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
* What’s Happening to my Body? Book for Girls: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents & Daughters by Lynda Madaras
* To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
* Beloved by Toni Morrison
* The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
* The Pigman by Paul Zindel
* Bumps in the Night by Harry Allard
* Deenie by Judy Blume
* *Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes*
* Annie on my Mind by Nancy Garden
* The Boy Who Lost His Face by Louis Sachar
* Cross Your Fingers, Spit in Your Hat by Alvin Schwartz
* *A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein*
* *Brave New World by Aldous Huxley*
* Sleeping Beauty Trilogy by A.N. Roquelaure (Anne Rice)
* Asking About Sex and Growing Up by Joanna Cole
* Cujo by Stephen King
* *James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl*
* *The Anarchist Cookbook by William Powell*
* Boys and Sex by Wardell Pomeroy
* Ordinary People by Judith Guest
* American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
* What’s Happening to my Body? Book for Boys: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents & Sons by Lynda Madaras
* Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
* Crazy Lady by Jane Conly
* Athletic Shorts by Chris Crutcher
* Fade by Robert Cormier
* Guess What? by Mem Fox
* The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende
* The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline Cooney
* *Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut*
* Lord of the Flies by William Golding
* Native Son by Richard Wright
* Women on Top: How Real Life Has Changed Women’s Fantasies by Nancy Friday
* Curses, Hexes and Spells by Daniel Cohen
* Jack by A.M. Homes
* Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo A. Anaya
* Where Did I Come From? by Peter Mayle
* Carrie by Stephen King
* Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume
* On My Honor by Marion Dane Bauer
* Arizona Kid by Ron Koertge
* Family Secrets by Norma Klein
* Mommy Laid An Egg by Babette Cole
* The Dead Zone by Stephen King
* *The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain*
* Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
* Always Running by Luis Rodriguez
* Private Parts by Howard Stern
* Where’s Waldo? by Martin Hanford
* Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene
* Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman
* Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
* Running Loose by Chris Crutcher
* Sex Education by Jenny Davis
* The Drowning of Stephen Jones by Bette Greene
* Girls and Sex by Wardell Pomeroy
* *How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell*
* View from the Cherry Tree by Willo Davis Roberts
* The Headless Cupid by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
* The Terrorist by Caroline Cooney
* Jump Ship to Freedom by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier

Posted By: Gary
Last Edit: 22 Sep 2003 @ 06:41 PM

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