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Children's Reading List
August 2012

Banned or Challenged Children's Books

Each of the books on this list has been challenged by an individual or group wanting it removed from libraries for various reasons. Are any of your favorites on the list?

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 Call Number  Author  Title  Date
AWARD CALDECOTT SENDAK Sendak, Maurice Where the wild things are 1963
AWARD NEWBERY FLEISCHMAN Fleischman, Sid The whipping boy 1986
AWARD NEWBERY FOX Fox, Paula The slave dancer 1973
AWARD NEWBERY L'ENGLE L'Engle, Madeleine A wrinkle in time 2012
AWARD NEWBERY PATERSON Paterson, Katherine Bridge to Terabithia 1977
AWARD NEWBERY PATRON Patron, Susan The higher power of Lucky 2006
AWARD NEWBERY RASKIN Raskin, Ellen The Westing game 1978
AWARD NEWBERY SACHAR Sachar, Louis Holes 1998
AWARD NEWBERY SPINELLI Spinelli, Jerry Maniac Magee : a novel 1990
AWARD NEWBERY TAYLOR Taylor, Mildred D. Roll of thunder, hear my cry 1976
J398.2 DEP De Paola, Tomie Strega Nona : an original tale 1997
J811 SIL Silverstein, Shel A light in the attic 1981
JFICTION BLUME Blume, Judy Are you there God? It's me, Margaret 1974
JFICTION CLEMENTS Clements, Andrew Frindle 1996
JFICTION CURTIS Curtis, Christopher Paul The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 1995
JFICTION DAHL Dahl, Roald James and the giant peach 2002
JFICTION DAHL Dahl, Roald The witches 1983
JFICTION DAHL Dahl, Roald Charlie and the chocolate factory 2001
JFICTION DICAMILLO DiCamillo, Kate Because of Winn-Dixie 2000
JFICTION FITZHUGH Fitzhugh, Louise Harriet, the spy 1964
JFICTION HADDIX Haddix, Margaret Peterson Among the hidden 1998
JFICTION LEWIS Lewis, C. S. The lion, the witch, and the wardrobe 1994
JFICTION ROCKWELL Rockwell, Thomas How to eat fried worms 1979
JFICTION ROWLING Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone 1998
JFICTION SNICKET Snicket, Lemony The bad beginning 1999
JFICTION WHITE White, E. B. Charlotte's web 1973
JFICTION WILDER Wilder, Laura Ingalls Little house on the prairie 1994
PICTURE BOOK ALLARD Allard, Harry The Stupids have a ball 1978
PICTURE BOOK ALLARD Allard, Harry The stupids take off 1989
PICTURE BOOK HANDFORD Handford, Martin Where's Waldo? 1997
PICTURE BOOK RICHARDSON Richardson, Justin And Tango makes three 2005
PICTURE BOOK SENDAK Sendak, Maurice In the night kitchen 1970
PICTURE BOOK SEUSS Seuss, Dr. The Lorax 1971
PICTURE BOOK STEIG Steig, William The amazing bone 1976
PICTURE BOOK YASHIMA Yashima, Taro Crow Boy 1984