Books Banned in USA

Banned Books in USA

The following is a short list of some of the books that have been banned for teens across the United States.

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Go to: Skokie Public Library for this list

Anaya, Rudolfo. Bless Me Ultima. 1972.

Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1971.

Anonymous. Go Ask Alice. 1971.

Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid's Tale. 1986.

Blume, Judy. Deenie. 1973.

Blume, Judy. Forever. 1975.

Blume, Judy. Tiger Eyes. 1981.

Burgess, Anthony. A Clockwork Orange. 1967.

Collier, James Lincoln. My Brother Sam is Dead. 1974.

Cole, Brock. The Goats. 1987.

Cormier, Robert. The Chocolate War. 1974.

Cormier, Robert. Fade. 1988.

Cormier, Robert. I Am the Cheese.1977

Cormier, Robert. We All Fall Down.1991

Crutcher, Chris. Athletic Shorts. 1991.

Crutcher, Chris. Running Loose. 1983.

Davis, Jenny. Sex Education. 1988.

Duncan, Lois. Killing Mr. Griffin.1978

Frank, Anne. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl. 1952.

Garden, Nancy. Annie on My Mind. 1982

Golding, William. Lord of the Flies. 1954

Greene, Bette. The Drowning of Stephan Jones. 1991

Greene, Bette. Summer of My German Soldier. 1973

Guest, Judith. Ordinary People. 1976.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter. 1850.

Heller, Joseph. Catch-22. 1961.

Hinton, S.E. The Outsiders. 1967

Holmes, A.M. Jack. 1989.

Holmes, A.M. That Was Then, This is Now. 1971

Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. 1946

Kesey, Ken. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. 1962.

Keyes, Daniel. Flowers for Algernon. 1966

Klein, Norma. Family Secrets. 1985.

Koertge, Ron. The Arizona Kid. 1988.

King, Stephen. Cujo. 1981

Koertge, Ron. The Arizona Kid. 1988.

Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird. 1960.

Lowry, Lois. The Giver. 1993.

Myers, Walter Dean. Fallen Angels. 1988.

Orwell, George. Animal Farm. 1945.

Orwell, George. Nineteen Eighty-Four. 1949

Peck, Robert Newton. A Day No Pigs Would Die. 1972

Plath, Sylvia. The Bell Jar. 1971

Rodriguez, Luis. Always Running. 1993.

Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter. (Series)

Salinger, J.D. Catcher in the Rye. 1951.

Steinbeck, John. Grapes of Wrath. 1939.

Steinbeck, John. Of Mice and Men. 1937.

Trumbo, Dalton. Johnny Got His Gun. 1939.

Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. 1884.

Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. 1876.

Wright, Richard. Black Boy. 1945.

Wright, Richard. Native Son. 1940.

Vonnegut, Kurt. Slaughterhouse-Five. 1969.

Zindel, Paul. The Pigman. 1968.

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