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:
- Thirteen Reasons Why written by Jay Asher
- The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian written by Sherman Alexie
- Drama written and illustrated by Raina Telgemeier
- The Kite Runner written by Khaled Hosseini
- George written by Alex Gino
- Sex is a Funny Word written by Cory Silverberg and illustrated by Fiona Smyth
- To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee
- The Hate U Give written by Angie Thomas
- And Tango Makes Three written by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson and illustrated by Henry Cole
- 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.