Top 100 Banned Books

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ALA\'s List of the most banned or challenged books of the 90\'s is out. And the top 5 are...

1. Daddy’s Roommate by Michael Willhoite

2. Scary Story (Series) by Alvin Schwartz

3. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

4. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

5. The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

  1. Daddy’s Roommate by Michael Willhoite
  2. Scary Story (Series) by Alvin Schwartz
  3. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  4. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  5. The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
  6. Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
  7. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  8. Forever by Judy Blume
  9. Heather Has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman
  10. The Giver by Lois Lowry
  11. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  12. Goosebumps (Series) by R.L. Stine
  13. My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier
  14. Alice (Series) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  15. A Day No Pigs Would Die by Robert Newton Peck
  16. It’s Perfectly Normal by Robie Harris
  17. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  18. Sex by Madonna
  19. The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson
  20. Earth’s Children (Series) by Jean M. Auel
  21. In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak
  22. The Witches by Roald Dahl
  23. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  24. The New Joy of Gay Sex by Charles Silverstein
  25. Anastasia Krupnik (Series) by Lois Lowry
  26. Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
  27. The Goats by Brock Cole
  28. The Stupids (Series) by Harry Allard
  29. Final Exit by Derek Humphry
  30. Blubber by Judy Blume
  31. Halloween ABC by Eve Merriam
  32. In a Dark, Dark Room by Alvin Schwartz
  33. Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
  34. Kaffir Boy by Mark Mathabane
  35. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  36. Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers
  37. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  38. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
  39. Cujo by Stephen King
  40. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
  41. The Pigman by Paul Zindel
  42. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  43. We All Fall Down by Robert Cormier
  44. Deenie by Judy Blume
  45. Annie on my Mind by Nancy Garden
  46. A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
  47. What’s Happening to my Body? Book for Girls: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents & Daughters by Lynda Madaras
  48. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  49. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  50. The Boy Who Lost His Face by Louis Sachar
  51. Cross Your Fingers, Spit in Your Eye! by Alvin Schwartz
  52. Ordinary People by Judith Guest
  53. Carrie by Stephen King
  54. American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
  55. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  56. The Dead Zone by Stephen King
  57. Bumps in the Night by Harry Allard
  58. Asking About Sex and Growing Up by Joanna Cole
  59. Sleeping Beauty Trilogy by A.N. Roquelaure (Anne Rice)
  60. What’s Happening to my Body? Book for Boys: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents & Sons by Lynda Madaras
  61. The Anarchist Cookbook by William Powell
  62. Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
  63. Boys and Sex by Wardell Pomeroy
  64. Crazy Lady by Jane Conly
  65. Christine by Stephen King
  66. Athletic Shorts by Chris Crutcher
  67. Killing Mr. Griffen by Lois Duncan
  68. Fade by Robert Cormier
  69. Guess What? by Mem Fox
  70. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  71. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  72. Harry Potter (Series) by J.K. Rowling
  73. Native Son by Richard Wright
  74. Women on Top: How Real Life Has Changed Women’s Fantasies by Nancy Friday
  75. Curses, Hexes and Spells by Daniel Cohen
  76. On My Honor by Marion Dane Bauer
  77. The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende
  78. Jack by A.M. Homes
  79. Arizona Kid by Ron Koertge
  80. Family Secrets by Norma Klein
  81. Mommy Laid An Egg by Babette Cole
  82. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
  83. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
  84. The Drowning of Stephen Jones by Bette Greene
  85. Always Running by Luis Rodriguez
  86. Private Parts by Howard Stern
  87. Where’s Waldo? by Martin Hanford
  88. Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene
  89. Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume
  90. Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo A. Anaya
  91. Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman
  92. Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
  93. Running Loose by Chris Crutcher
  94. Sex Education by Jenny Davis
  95. The Cay by Theodore Taylor
  96. Jump Ship to Freedom by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier
  97. Where Did I Come From? by Peter Mayle
  98. That Was Then, This is Now by S.E. Hinton
  99. Girls and Sex by Wardell Pomeroy
  100. Jumper by Steven Gould