It’s Banned Books Week!

This week is all about celebrating the freedom to read!

For more information check out bannedbooksweek.org.

The 2017 Most Challenged* Books are:

  1. Thirteen Reasons Why written by Jay Asher
  2. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian written by Sherman Alexie
  3. Drama written and illustrated by Raina Telgemeier
  4. The Kite Runner written by Khaled Hosseini
  5. George written by Alex Gino
  6. Sex is a Funny Word written by Cory Silverberg and illustrated by Fiona Smyth
  7. To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee
  8. The Hate U Give written by Angie Thomas
  9. And Tango Makes Three written by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson and illustrated by Henry Cole
  10. I Am Jazz written by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings and illustrated by Shelagh McNicholas

*If a book is challenged it’s removal from a library, school library, or school has been been asked for. Sometimes these challenges result in books being banned from curriculum lists or the shelves of libraries.