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BKLYN Check It Out, Books For Teens: Banned Books Week

September 21-27 is Banned Books Week. This annual event celebrated at libraries and bookstores honors freedom of speech and the freedom to read. Listed below are just some of the books that have been challenged over the years.

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Brave new world

Aldous Huxley. |

Bless me, Ultima

Rudolfo A. Anaya. |

The autobiography of Malcolm X

with the assistance of Alex Haley ; introduction by M.S. Handler ; epilogue by Alex Haley ; afterword by Ossie Davis. |

Invisible man

Ralph Ellison. |

Looking for Alaska

John Green. |

The bluest eye

Toni Morrison ; [with a foreword by the author]. |

Monster

Walter Dean Myers ; illustrations by Christopher Myers. |

The hunger games

Suzanne Collins. |

Eleanor & Park

Rainbow Rowell. |

To kill a mockingbird

by Harper Lee. |

The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian

by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney. |