September 27 to October 3 is Banned Books Week! Stand with the banned and celebrate your freedom to read by checking out a frequently banned and/or challenged book, whether one of the classics or a more recent title. Visit the American Library Association website to browse through the most frequently challenged titles by year or decade, and view the most frequently challenged authors, too. Or stop by the Library and grab a book from our display!
Top 10 Challenged Books of 2014
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (Playaway)
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (CD book, eBook)
It’s Perfectly Normal by Robie Harris
Saga by Brian K. Vaughan
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (audio download, CD book, eBook, large print book)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard (CD book, eBook)
Drama by Rainia Telgemeier (eBook)
For more on Banned Books Week, check out this article by the Huffington Post.