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.
- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
- Arabian Nights
- The Bible.
- Fahrenheit 451.
- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
- Don Quixote.
Cervantes, Saavedra Miguel de
- Canterbury Tales.
- On the Origin of Species.
Darwin, Charles B.
- Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl.
- Brave New World.
- Different Seasons.
- To Kill a Mockingbird.
- A Wrinkle In Time.
L'Engle, Madeleine C
- The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll.
Miller, Jim, ed.
- Paradise Lost.
- Gone with the Wind.
- Catcher in the Rye.
- The Lorax.
- Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher
- Gulliver's Travels.
- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Twain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]
- The Color Purple.
Banned Books written by J.K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets(Book 2)
- Harry Potter and the Prizoner of Azkaban(Book 3)
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire(Book 4)
- Banned Books Week
From the ALA.
- Books Banned in the United States
- Amnesty International USA:
Banned Books Week
- Book Quotations
- Censorship Quotations
- The Most Frequently Banned Books in the 1990s
- Banned Books Online
From the University of Pennsylvania...
- National Coalition Against Censorship
- Free Expression Clearing House
- People for the American Way
- American Civil Liberties Union