Banned/Challenged Teen Books
In honor of Banned Books Week (Sept. 21-27), here are the most commonly banned or challenged Teen/Young Adult novels. Most of these books have been challenged in libraries and school districts in the past few years. They have been challenged for a variety of reasons, including being explicit, for having offensive language, and for having themes that are "unsuitable" for teens. Have you read any of these books? What do you think?   Print this list Print this list

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Cover Art: The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian /
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian /
Alexie, Sherman, 1966-
Teen Fiction ALEXIE
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Cover Art: Speak /
Speak /
Anderson, Laurie Halse.
Children's Fiction ANDERSO
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Cover Art: Feed /
Feed /
Anderson, M. T.
Teen Fiction ANDERSO
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Cover Art: Th1rteen r3asons why /
Th1rteen r3asons why /
Asher, Jay, 1975-
Teen Fiction ASHER
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Cover Art: Ender's game /
Ender's game /
Card, Orson Scott.
Adult Fiction CARD
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Cover Art: Betrayed /
Betrayed /
Cast, P. C.
Teen Fiction CAST
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Cover Art: The perks of being a wallflower /
The perks of being a wallflower /
Chbosky, Stephen.
Teen Fiction CHBOSKY
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Cover Art: The Hunger Games /
The Hunger Games /
Collins, Suzanne
Teen Fiction COLLINS
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Cover Art: The chocolate war; a novel.
The chocolate war; a novel.
Cormier, Robert
Teen Fiction CORMIER
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Cover Art: Carter finally gets it /
Carter finally gets it /
Crawford, Brent.
Teen Fiction CRAWFOR
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Cover Art: Little brother /
Little brother /
Doctorow, Cory
Teen Fiction DOCTORO
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Cover Art: Looking for Alaska : a novel /
Looking for Alaska : a novel /
Green, John, 1977-
Children's Fiction GREEN
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Cover Art: Crank /
Crank /
Hopkins, Ellen.
Teen Fiction HOPKINS
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Cover Art: The Earth, my butt, and other big, round things /
The Earth, my butt, and other big, round things /
Mackler, Carolyn.
Children's Fiction MACKLER
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Cover Art: Tangled /
Tangled /
Mackler, Carolyn.
Teen Fiction MACKLER
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Cover Art: Twilight /
Twilight /
Meyer, Stephenie, 1973-
Teen Fiction MEYER
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Cover Art: Fallen angels /
Fallen angels /
Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014
Children's Fiction MYERS
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Cover Art: Ttyl /
Ttyl /
Myracle, Lauren, 1969-
Teen Fiction MYRACLE
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Cover Art: Almost Alice /
Almost Alice /
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.
Teen Fiction NAYLOR
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Cover Art: Twenty boy summer /
Twenty boy summer /
Ockler, Sarah
Teen Fiction OCKLER
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Cover Art: A child called
A child called
Pelzer, David J.
Adult Nonfiction Book HV883.C2 P45 1995
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Cover Art: The body of Christopher Creed /
The body of Christopher Creed /
Plum-Ucci, Carol, 1957-
Children's Fiction PLUM UC
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Cover Art: The golden compass /
The golden compass /
Pullman, Philip, 1946-
Children's Fiction PULLMAN
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Cover Art: Eleanor & Park /
Eleanor & Park /
Rowell, Rainbow
Children's Fiction ROWELL
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Cover Art: Tweak : (growing up on methamphetamines) /
Tweak : (growing up on methamphetamines) /
Sheff, Nic.
Teen Nonfiction Book HV5805.S53 A3 2007
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Cover Art: What my mother doesn't know /
What my mother doesn't know /
Sones, Sonya.
Teen Fiction SONES
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Cover Art: A bad boy can be good for a girl /
A bad boy can be good for a girl /
Stone, Tanya Lee.
Teen Fiction STONE
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Cover Art: Stuck in neutral /
Stuck in neutral /
Trueman, Terry.
Children's Fiction TRUEMAN
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Cover Art: Gossip girl : a novel /
Gossip girl : a novel /
Von Ziegesar, Cecily.
Teen Fiction VON ZIE
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