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CELEBRATE BANNED BOOK WEEK!: BANNED CHILDREN'S BOOKS

CHECK OUT A "BANNED" CHILDREN'S BOOK AT WLAC LIBRARY

CHECK OUT A "BANNED" CHILDREN'S BOOK AT WLAC LIBRARY

FREQUENTLY CHALLENGED CHILDREN'S BOOKS

  • Allan, Nicholas. Where Willy Went

  • Allard, Harry. Bumps in the Night

  • Allard, Harry. The Stupids series

  • Allington, Richard. Once Upon a Hippo

  • Ancona, George. Cuban Kids

  • Avi. The Fighting Ground

  • Babbitt, Natalie. The Devil’s Storybook

  • Bailey, Jacqui, and Jan McCafferty. Sex, Puberty, and All That Stuff: A Guide to Growing Up

  • Bannerman, Helen. Little Black Sambo

  • Birdseye, Tom. Attack of the Mutant Underwear

  • Blume, Judy. Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret

  • Blume, Judy. Blubber

  • Brannen, Sarah S. Uncle Bobby’s Wedding

  • Brittain, Bill. The Wish Giver

  • Brown, Laurie Krasny, and Marc Brown. What’s the Big Secret? Talking about Sex with Girls and Boys

  • Brown, Marc Tolon. Buster’s Sugartime

  • Butler, Dori Hillestad. My Mom’s Having a Baby! A Kid’s Month-by-Month Guide to Pregnancy

  • Carle, Eric. Draw Me a Star

  • Christensen, James, C., Renwick St. James and Alan Dean Foster. Voyage of the Basset

  • Clutton-Brock, Juliet. Horse (DK)

  • Cohen, Daniel. Ghostly Warnings

  • Cohen, Daniel. Phantom Animals

  • Cole, Babette. Mommy Laid An Egg

  • Cole, Joanna. Asking About Sex and Growing Up

  • Collier, James Lincoln, and Christopher Collier. Jump Ship to Freedom

  • Collier, James Lincoln, and Christopher Collier. My Brother Sam is Dead

  • Collier, James Lincoln, and Christopher Collier. With Every Drop of Blood

  • Cormier, Robert. The Chocolate War

  • Coupe, Peter. The Beginner’s Guide to Drawing Cartoons

  • Curtis, Christopher Paul. The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963

  • Dahl, Roald. James and the Giant Peach

  • Dahl, Roald. The Witches

  • de Haan, Linda. King & King

  • DeClements, Barthe. Sixth Grade Can Really Kill You

  • Elliot, David. An Alphabet for Rotten Kids

  • Fierstein, Harvey. The Sissy Duckling

  • Fogelin, Adrian. My Brother’s Hero

  • Fox, Mem. Guess What?

  • Fox, Paula. The Slave Dancer

  • Garden, Nancy. Holly’s Secret

  • Geisel, Theodor Seuss. Hop on Pop: The Simplest Seuss for Youngest Use

  • Geisel, Theodor Seuss. If I Ran the Zoo

  • George, Jean Craighead. Julie of the Wolves

  • Gordon, Sharon. Cuba

  • Grove, Vicki. The Starplace

  • Hahn, Mary Downing. The Dead Man in Indian Creek

  • Hanford, Martin. Where’s Waldo?

  • Harper, Charise Mericle. Flashcards of My Life

  • Harper, Kathryn. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

  • Harris, Robie. It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health

  • Harris, Robie. It’s So Amazing!: A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families

  • Harris, Robie. Who’s In My Family?: All About Families (Let’s Talk About You and Me)

  • Henkes, Kevin. Olive’s Ocean

  • Henson, Jim. For Every Child a Better World

  • Hergé [Georges Remi]. Tintin in America

  • Hergé [Georges Remi]. Tintin in the Congo

  • Herthel, Jessica, and Jazz Jennings. I Am Jazz

  • Hill, Douglas Arthur. Witches and Magic-Makers

  • Homes, A.M. Jack

  • Ignatow, Amy. The Popularity Papers

  • Jukes, Mavis. It’s a Girl Thing: How to Stay Healthy, Safe and in Charge

  • Kehret, Peg. Stolen Children

  • Kellogg, Steven. Pinkerton, Behave!

  • Kilodavis, Cheryl. My Princess Boy: A Mom’s Story About a Young Boy Who Loves to Dress Up

  • Kotzwinkle, William, and Glenn Murray. Walter the Farting Dog

  • L’Engle, Madeleine. A Wrinkle in Time

  • Lewis, Richard, comp. There Are Two Lives: Poems by Children of Japan

  • Lindgren, Astrid. The Runaway Sleigh Ride

  • Lowry, Lois. Anastasia Krupnik series

  • Lowry, Lois. The Giver.

  • Madaras, Linda. What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Boys: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents & Sons

  • Madaras, Linda. What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Girls: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents & Daughters

And the list continues

  • Martin, Michael. Kurt Cobain

  • Mayle, Peter. Where Did I Come From?

  • Mercado, Nancy E., ed. Tripping Over the Lunch Lady and Other Short Stories

  • Merriam, Eve. Halloween ABC

  • Merriam, Eve. The Inner City Mother Goose

  • Mochizuki, Ken. Baseball Saved Us

  • Nelson, O.T. The Girl Who Owned a City

  • Newman, Leslea. Heather Has Two Mommies

  • Okimoto, Jean Davies, and Elaine M. Aoki. The White Swan Express: A Story About Adoption

  • Opie, Iona. I Saw Esau

  • Orgel, Doris. The Devil in Vienna

  • Pardi, Francesca, and Tullio F. Altan. Little Egg (Piccolo uovo)

  • Park, Barbara. Junie B. Jones (

  • Parr, Todd. The Family Book

  • Paterson, Katherine. Bridge to Terabithia

  • Paterson, Katherine. The Great Gilly Hopkins

  • Perritano, John. Amityville

  • Peters, Lisa Westberg. Our Family Tree: An Evolution Story

  • Pilkey, Dav. The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby: The First Graphic Novel

  • Pilkey, Dav. Captain Underpants series

  • Pittman, Gayle E. This Day in June

  • Polacco, Patricia. In Our Mothers’ House

  • Pullman, Philip. His Dark Materials series

  • Quinlan, Patricia. Tiger Flowers

  • Reavin, Sam. The Hunters Are Coming

  • Richardson, Justin, and Peter Parnell. And Tango Makes Three

  • Rodgers, Mary. Freaky Friday

  • Rosen, Lucy. I Am Bane

  • Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter series

  • Ruby, Laura. Lily’s Ghosts

  • Sachar, Louis. The Boy Who Lost His Face

  • Sachar, Louis. Marvin Redpost: Is He a Girl?

  • Schniedewind, Nancy. Open Minds to Equality: A Sourcebook of Learning Activities to Affirm Diversity and Promote Equity

  • Schreier, Alta. Vamos a Cuba ( A Vist to Cuba)

  • Schwartz, Alvin. And the Green Grass Grew All Around

  • Schwartz, Alvin. Cross Your Fingers, Spit in Your Hat

  • Schwartz, Alvin. Ghosts! Ghost Stories in Folklore

  • Schwartz, Alvin. Scary Stories series

  • Sendak, Maurice. In the Night Kitchen

  • Sherman, Josepha, and T.K.F. Weisskopf. Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts

  • Silverstein, Shel. A Light in the Attic

  • Smith, Jeff. Bone series

  • Snyder, Zilpha Keatley. The Egypt Game

  • Speare, Elizabeth George. The Sign of the Beaver

  • Steer, Dugald. Wizardology: The Book of the Secrets of Merlin

  • Stine, R.L. Goosebumps series

  • Stroud, Jonathan. The Amulet of Samarkand

  • Stroud, Jonathan. The Golem’s Eye

  • Stroud, Jonathan. Ptolemy’s Gate

  • Tamaki, Mariko, and Jillian Tamaki. This One Summer

  • Taylor, Mildred D. The Land

  • Taylor, Mildred D. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

  • Telgemeier, Raina. Drama

  • Texier, Ophélie. Jean Has Two Moms (Jean a deux mamans)

  • Toriyama, Akira. Dragon Ball: The Monkey King

  • Willhoite, Michael. Daddy’s Roommate

  • Winter, Jeanette. The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq

  • Winter, Jeanette. Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan

  • Yep, Laurence. Dragonwings