Banned Book Week Meme

Posted by barb on Sep 29, 2005 in Books, Memes, Etc. |

In honor of Banned Books Week, look at ALA’s list of The 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990-2000 and list the ones that you’ve read.

I suspect that my list won’t be as long as I might like.

4. The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
5. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
6. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
7. Harry Potter (Series) by J.K. Rowling
16. Goosebumps (Series) by R.L. Stine
18. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
22. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
23. Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
32. Blubber by Judy Blume
37. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
47. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
51. A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
56. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
62. Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
70. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
76. Where Did I Come From? by Peter Mayle
84. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
88. Where’s Waldo? by Martin Hanford
90. Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman
96. How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell

Yikes, only 20! I need to read more! In my defense, I have The Witches, Julie of the Wolves, two of Jean Auel’s Earth’s Children Series, and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings on Mount To-Read.

Which ones have you read?


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