24 September 2013
To celebrate, I encourage you to read as many of them as you can, and tweet the title of the book, with the hashtag #BannedBooksWeek. You can even include a selfie of you reading the book!
To assist you in choosing a title, here are ten young adult books that were banned/challeneged in 2012:
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2007).
Feed by M.T. Anderson (Candlewick Press, 2004).
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky (MTV Books, 1999).
When it Happens by Susane Colasanti (Penguin Group, 2008).
Looking for Alaska by John Green (Penguin Group, 2006).
Sidescrollers by Matthew Loux (Oni Press, 2006).
Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers (Scholastic, 2008).
Intensely Alice by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Simon Pulse, 2010).
A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer (HCI Books, 1995).
The Body of Christopher Creed by Carol Plum-Ucci (HMH Books for Young Readers, 2008).