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Banned Books

A collection with catalog links to a variety of banned and challenged books in celebration of National Banned Books Week during September 22-28, 2013

The Poem Farm: Are You There, God? Banned Books Week - from The Poem Farm, Amy Ludwig VanDerwater's blog full of hundreds of poem, poem mini lessons, and poetry ideas for home and classroom - www.poemfarm.amyl...

The Poem Farm: Are You There, God? Banned Books Week

poemfarm.amylv.com

The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Reasons: drugs/alcohol/smoking, homosexuality, sexually explicit, unsuited to age group

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

encore.tuscaloosa-library.org

Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades Trilogy #1), Reasons: Nudity, offensive language, religious viewpoint, sexually explicit, unsuited to age group

Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades Trilogy #1)

encore.tuscaloosa-library.org

Making Sense of the Bible: Rediscovering the Power of Scripture Today

New King James Version of the Holy Bible Banned: unauthorized English content; inspires blasphemous ideas

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Challenged: religious viewpoint; violence; witchcraft; fairy tale

The Bluest Eye Challenged: sexual content; profanity; unsuited to the age group

Wuthering Heights Banned: realistic portrayals of mental and physical cruelty; infidelity

Lord of the Flies Challenged: excessive violence; profanity; racism; statements defamatory to women, minorities, the disabled and God

The Lord of the Rings Challenged: “irreligious”; anti-religious; anti-Christian; satanic; promoting witchcraft

The Complete Tales of Winnie-The-Pooh Banned: “insult to God”; Piglet is offensive to Muslims; Nazism

The Wolf Gift (The Wolf Gift Chronicles Series #1) Challenged: pornographic in nature; offensive; violence; characters with homoerotic feelings; challenge religious views

Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers Challenged: anti-family content; offensive language; bad behavior; unsuited to the age group

Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again Challenged: unsuited to the age group; sexual content; violence