Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Banned Books Challenge

An ongoing personal challenge to read as many of these Banned and Challenged Books as I can. I will edit and update as I read and post my reviews.

13: Thirteen Stories That Capture the Agony and Ecstasy of Being Thirteen---James Howe
A Day No Pigs Would Die
A Farewell to Arms
A Light in the Attic
A Prayer for Owen Meany
A Separate Peace
A Series of Unfortunate Events (series)
A Thousand Splendid Suns
A Time to Kill
A Wrinkle in Time
Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice (Series)
Always Running : La Vida Loca
American Tragedy
Anastasia Krupnik
Animal Dreams
Animal Farm
Anna Karenina
Annie on My Mind
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret
As I Lay Dying
Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Beach Music
Beijing Doll
Black Like Me
Bless Me, Ultima------------Anaya, Rudolfo A.
Bluest Eye
Brave New World
Bridge to Terabithia
Brokeback Mountain
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Call of the Wild
Canterbury Tales
Catcher in the Rye
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Chronicles of Narnia (series)
Clockwork Orange
Cradle and All
Crazy Lady!
Dangerous Girls
Dead Zone
Different Seasons
Doctor Zhivago
Doll Baby
Don Quixote
Dr. Zhivago
Earth’s Children (Series)---------Auel, Jean M.
Earth, My Butt, & Other Big Round Things
East of Eden
Ecstasy of Being Thirteen
Fahrenheit 451
Fair and Tender Ladies
Fallen Angels
Figure In The Shadows
Flowers In The Attic--------Andrews, V.C.
Flowers for Algernon
Fools Crow
Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang
Freedom Writers Diary
Girl 15, Charming but Insane
Give a Boy a Gun
Go Ask Alice
Go Tell It on the Mountain--------Baldwin, James
Gossip Girl (series)
Harry Potter (series)
Heart Of Darkness
Hold Fast
How Do You Spell Abducted?
How to Eat Fried Worms
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings--------Angelou, Maya
In Cold Blood
In The Heat Of The Night--------Ball, John
In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories
Invisible Man
It's Not the End of the World
Jacob Have I Loved
James and the Giant Peach
Julie of the Wolves
Jump Ship to Freedom
Just Listen
Kaffir Boy
Kane & Abel
Killing Mr. Griffin
King Lear
Lady Chatterley's Lover
Leaves of Grass
Les Miserables
Lives of Girls and Women
Lord Of The Flies
Love in the Time of Cholera
Lovely Bones, The
Manifesto of the Communist Party
Moll Flanders
My Brother Sam Is Dead
Naked Lunch
Native Son
Of Mice And Men
Olive's Ocean
Oliver Twist
On My Honor----------Bauer, Marion Dane
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One Hundred Years of Solitude
On the Banks of Plum Creek
Ordinary People
Pet Sematary
Pillars Of The Earth
Prince of Tides
Princess Diaries (series)
Ptolemy's Gate
Red Sky at Morning
Richard II
Ricochet River
Romeo and Juliet
Running Loose
Sanctuary (Faulkner)
Scary Stories
Scary Stories to Read When It's Dark
Silas Marner
Snow Falling on Cedars
Snow Falling on Cedars
Song of Solomon
Sons and Lovers
Stones from the River
Such is My Beloved
Suffer the Little Children
Suite Française
Summer of My German Soldier
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
The Adventures of the Blue Avenger
The Agony of Alice
The Amulet of Samarkand.
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz
The Beet Fields
The Book of the Secrets of Merlin
The Boy Who Lost His Face
The Chocolate War
The Chronicles Of Prydain (series)
The Cider House Rules
The Color Purple
The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diviners
The Face on the Milk Carton
The Giver
The Goats
The Golden Compass (series)
The Golem's Eye
The Grapes of Wrath
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gilly Hopkins
The Group
The Hammer of Eden
The Handmaid's Tale--------Atwood, Margaret
The Headless Cupid
The House of the Spirits---------Allende, Isabel
The Indian in the Cupboard
The Kite Runner
The Land
The Last Battle
The Last Book In The Universe
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Lorax
The Lord of the Rings
The Lords of Discipline
The Lovely Bones
The Martian Chronicles
The Moves Make the Man
The Naked and The Dead
The Outsiders
The Pigman
The Prince of Tides
The Red and the Black
The Satanic Verses
The Scarlet Letter
The Shining
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
The Starplace
The Stone Angel
The Sun Also Rises
The Supernaturalist
The Talisman
The Tenth Circle
The Terrorist
The View from the Cherry Tree
The Voice on the Radio
The Wars
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Then Again, Maybe I Won't
Through the Looking-Glass
Tiger Eyes
Tintin in the Congo
To Kill a Mockingbird
Tropic of Cancer
Twilight (Series)
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Underground To Canada
We All Fall Down
What Janie Found
What My Mother Doesn't Know
What You Never Knew About Tubs, Toilets, & Showers
Whatever Happened to Janie?
When Jeff Comes Home
Who Has Seen The Wind
Who Is Frances Rain?
Wild Fire
Wild Swans : Three Daughters of China
Women in Love

Bellairs, John The Figure in the Shadows
Blume, Judy Tiger Eyes
Bradbury, Ray Fahrenheit 451
Bradbury, Ray The Martian Chronicles
Brashares, Ann Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Brooks, Bruce The Moves Make the Man
Brown, Dee Alexander Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Burgess, Anthony A Clockwork Orange
Burroughs, William S. Naked Lunch
Carroll, Lewis Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Cody, Robin Ricochet River
Cole, Brock The Goats
Collier, J. L. and C. Jump Ship to Freedom
Collier, J. L. and C. My Brother Sam is Dead
Conly, Jame Crazy Lady
Conrad, Joseph Heart of Darkness
Conroy, Pat The Lords of Discipline
Cooney, Caroline Face on the Milk Carton (series)
Cooney, Caroline The Terrorist
Cormier, Robert The Chocolate War
Cormier, Robert Fade
Crutcher, Chris Athletic Shorts
Crutcher, Chris Stotan
Defoe, Daniel Moll Flanders
Dreiser, Theodore An American Tragedy
Duncan, Lois Killing Mr. Griffin
Eliot, George Silas Marner
Ellison, Ralph Invisible Man
Faulkner, William As I Lay Dying
Findley, Timothy The Wars
Fitzgerald, F. Scott The Great Gatsby
Follett, Ken Pillars of the Earth
Frank, Anne Diary of Anne Frank
Frank, E. R. America
Gabriel Garcia Marquez Love in the Time of Cholera
Garden, Nancy Annie on My Mind
Gardner, John Grendel
George, Jean Craighead Julie of the Wolves
Golding, William Lord of the Flies
Greene, Bette Summer of my German Soldier
Guest, Judith Ordinary People
Hegi, Ursula Stones from the River
Heller, Joseph Catch-22
Hemingway, Ernest The Sun Also Rises
Hemingway, Ernest A Farewell to Arms
Hinton, S.E. The Outsiders
Humphrey, Derek Final Exit
Hurston, Zora Neale Their Eyes were Watching God
Huxley, Aldous Brave New World
Kesey, Ken One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Keyes, Daniel Flowers for Algernon
King, Stephen It
King, Steven Different Seasons
Knowles, John A Separate Peace
Koontz, Dean Funhouse
Lawrence, D. H. Sons and Lovers
Lawrence, Margaret Diviners
Lawrence, Margaret Stone Angel
Lee, Harper To Kill a Mockingbird
L'Engle, Madeleine A Wrinkle in Time (series)
Lewis, C. S. Narnia (series)
Lipsyte, Robert One Fat Summer
London, Jack The Call of the Wild
Lowry, Lois The Giver
Lowry, Lois Anastasia Krupnik (series)
Mailer, Norman The Naked and the Dead
Major, Kevin Hold Fast
Malamud, Bernard The Natural
Mathabane, Mark Kaffir Boy
Miller, Henry Tropic of Cancer
Morrison, Toni Beloved
Morrison, Toni The Bluest Eye
Myers, Walter Dean Fallen Angels
Naylor, Phyllis R. Alice (series)
Oates, Joyce Carol Foxfire
Orwell, George 1984
Park, Barbara Mick Harte Was Here
Paterson, Katherine The Great Gilly Hopkins
Paterson, Katherine Bridge to Terabithia
Peck, Robert Newton A Day No Pigs Would Die
Preston, Richard The Hot Zone
Roberts, Willo Davis View From the Cherry Tree
Rodriguez, Luis Always Running
Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter (series)
Rushdie, Salman Satanic Verses
Sachar, Louis The Boy Who Lost His Face
Salinger, J.D. Catcher in the Rye
Sarton, May The Education of Harriet Hatfield
Schwartz, Alvin Scary Stories (series)
Shelley, Mary Frankenstein
Sijie, Dai Balzac & the Little Chinese Seamstress
Sinclair, Upton The Jungle
Snyder, Zilpha Keatley The Egypt Game
Stacey, Cherylyn How Do You Spell Abducted?
Steinbeck, John Of Mice and Men
Stine, R.L. Goosebumps (series)
Sue, Chun Beijing Doll
Twain, Mark The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Updike, John Rabbit Run
Vonnegut, Kurt Cat's Cradle
Walker, Alice The Color Purple
Watts, Alan Diamond Dogs
Wright, Richard Native Son
Zindel, Paul The Pigman