Top 100 Banned Books

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
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