Friday, September 29, 2006

Banned Books, Part Five

Additional Books That Have Been Banned or Challenged:
Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain
Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
The Call of the Wild, by Jack London
The Lord of the Rings, by JRR Tolkien
Lords of Discipline, by Pat Conroy
I am the Cheese, by Robert Cormier
A Time to Kill by John Grisham
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss (Challenged)
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy
A Separate Peace by John Knowles
The Bastard by John Jakes
Where's Waldo? by Martin Hanford

“We should build respect and understanding between the diverse cultures of the world. We should help construct communities where people of different backgrounds can live together as neighbors. Freedom is something for which we must fight, not by limiting it but by strengthening it.”—Alex Byrne, Chair of the IFLA/FAIFE Committee