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Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is an annual event, recognized this year from September 29–October 6, 2007. Celebrate the Freedom to Read!

Below is a list of some of the most commonly banned books with links to web sites providing more information on this week long celebration.

  1. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

    Angelou, Maya

  2. Arabian Nights


  3. The Bible.

  4. Fahrenheit 451.

    Bradbury, Ray

  5. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

    Carroll, Lewis

  6. Don Quixote.

    Cervantes, Saavedra Miguel de

  7. Canterbury Tales.

    Chaucer, Geoffrey

  8. On the Origin of Species.

    Darwin, Charles B.

  9. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl.

    Frank, Anne

  10. Brave New World.

    Huxley, Aldous

  11. Different Seasons.

    King, Stephen

  12. To Kill a Mockingbird.

    Lee, Harper

  13. A Wrinkle In Time.

    L'Engle, Madeleine C

  14. The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll.

    Miller, Jim, ed.

  15. Paradise Lost.

    Milton, John

  16. Gone with the Wind.

    Mitchell, Margaret

  17. Catcher in the Rye.

    Salinger, J.D.

  18. The Lorax.

    Seuss, Dr.

  19. Hamlet.

    Shakespeare, William

  20. Uncle Tom's Cabin.

    Stowe, Harriet Beecher

  21. Gulliver's Travels.

    Swift, Jonathan

  22. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

    Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]

  23. The Color Purple.

    Walker, Alice

Banned Books written by J.K. Rowling

Banned Books Related Web Sites

  1. Banned Books Week
    From the ALA.

  2. Books Banned in the United States

  3. Amnesty International USA:
    Banned Books Week

  4. Book Quotations

  5. Censorship Quotations

  6. The Most Frequently Banned Books in the 1990s

  7. Banned Books Online
    From the University of Pennsylvania...

  8. National Coalition Against Censorship

  9. Free Expression Clearing House

  10. People for the American Way

  11. American Civil Liberties Union

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