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Banned Books Week | Celebrating the Freedom to Read: Sept. 22 - 28, 2013

Banned book week library display

Moby Dick: Or, The Whale by Herman Melville,1851. In a real head-scratcher of a case, a Texas school district banned the book from its Advanced English class lists because it “conflicted with their community values” in 1996. Community values are frequently cited in discussions over challenged books by those who wish to censor them.

Where the Wild Things Are - Sendak: Where the Wild Rumpus Began

Banned Books Week... Oak Park Public Library in Oak Park, IL

Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe

Twilight, Stephenie Meyer

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum

The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

The Famous Five, Enid Blyton

The DaVinci Code, Dan Brown

The Complete Fairy Tales Of The Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer

The Blue Lotus, Herge

The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain

Not Without My Daughter, Betty Mahmoody

Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert

Doctor Zhivago, Boris Pasternak

Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury

In the night kitchen - Maurice Sendak

A wrinkle in time - Madeleine L'Engle

The Witches - Roald Dahl

The Giver - Lois Lowry