Banned Books Week

Every year the American Library Association hosts the Banned Books Week. This took place last week, and while books can no longer be banned, there are still challenges to this decision. So for today, I thought I would go through my bookshelf and make note of all the “banned” books I own.


as I lay dying



for whom the bell tolls

Of mice and men

The Grapes of Wrath

The Great Gatsby

The Lord of the Flies

their eyes were watching god

To Kill a Mockingbird

There are of course, many more. And you can visit their website if you want to know more about banned books.

Do you have any on your bookshelf?


2 thoughts on “Banned Books Week

  1. It’s interesting that most of these were banned because of their social/political messages. Some of which we wouldn’t even think about questioning now!

    Very interesting post.

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