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My Favorite Banned Books

It’s Banned Books Week! Here is my list of my top 10 favorite banned books I have read. Don’t forget to comment your favorite banned books!

The Bluest Eye and Beloved by Toni Morrison (two for one because banning talking about black women’s trauma!)

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Crank, Burned and Tricks by Ellen Hopkins (three for one, because these books scared me, but I loved them!)

1 thought on “My Favorite Banned Books”

  1. I finally read Beloved within the last year – I had a hard time getting past the mentions of bestiality at first… but I’m glad I did because that book is amazing and deep and hits hard. I don’t usually reread books, but I will certainly reread Beloved at some point.

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