Sunday, September 30, 2007

Banned Books week Sept 29-Oct 6th--Books of the 21st century

Top 10 most frequently challenged books of the 21st century (2000-2005)

1. Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

2. "The Chocolate War" by Robert Cormier

3. Alice series by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

4. "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck

5. "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou

6. "Fallen Angels" by Walter Dean Myers

7. "It's Perfectly Normal" by Robie Harris

8. Scary Stories series by Alvin Schwartz

9. Captain Underpants series by Dav Pilkey

10. "Forever" by Judy Blume

I'm proud to say I've read all of Number 1. And I've read a few others.

May the muses have banned books to read



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