How Many of These Top 15 Banned Books Have You Read? Number 10 Shocked Me!

Each year, the American Library Association compiles a list of the most frequently banned or challenged books in libraries and schools throughout the United States (we’re scared to even ask what books are banned in other countries). The following 15 books were the most frequently banned titles of the last decade.

How many have you read? What are your favorites? Do you think it’s okay for them to be banned in certain locations or for specific audiences?



1. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling
2. Alice series, by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
3. The Chocolate War, by Robert Cormier

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G. H. was raised in Minnesota, but currently calls Seattle her home. She's a blogger, editor, and journalist, and she's written everything from news reports to restaurant reviews. If she's not putting pen to paper, G. H. is probably experimenting in the kitchen, chilling out on her yoga mat, or running through a city park.