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This is a list of books used during a past Book Talk at one of the libraries

Do Not Read This Book!
Gere Branch, April 20, 2009 and Bethany Branch, October 19, 2012
guest presenter Pam Boesiger


A Gere Book Talk on Banned Books. Pam highlighted over 50 works that have been banned or challenged in public and/or school libraries in the past 100 years.
book cover I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
by Maya Angelou [B An424]

book cover Arabian Nights or Tales From the 1001 Nights
[various call numbers]

book cover Lysistrata
by Aristophanes [various call numbers]

Little Black Sambo
by Helen Bannerman

book cover Forever
by Judy Blume

book cover Our Bodies, Ourselves
by Boston Women's Health [613.042 Bos]

book cover Fahrenheit 451
by Ray Bradbury

book cover Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
by Dee Brown [970.5 Bro]

book cover Naked Lunch
by William Burroughs

book cover Alice in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll

book cover Canterbury Tales
by Geoffrey Chaucer [821 Cha]

book cover Perks of Being a Wallflower
by Stephen Chbosky

book cover Fanny Hill
by John Cleland

book cover The Joy of Sex [series]
by Alex Comfort [613.96 Com]

book cover Analects
by Confucius [181 Con]

book cover Chocolate War
by Robert Cormier

book cover Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
by Roald Dahl

book cover James and the Giant Peach
by Roald Dahl

book cover On the Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin [575 Dar]

book cover The Lorax
by Dr. Seuss [jP Seuss]

book cover The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
by Henry Fielding

book cover Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
by Anne Frank [B F84911]

book cover The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them
by Erin Gruwell [305.235 Gru]

book cover Dialogue
by Galileo Gallilei [520 Gal]

book cover One Hundred Years of Solitude
by Gabriel Garcia-Marquez

book cover Complete Fairy Tales
by The Brothers Grimm [CALL]

book cover Where's Waldo?
by Martin Handford [jP Handford]

book cover Raisin in the Sun
by Lorraine Hansberry [various call numbers]

book cover It's Perfectly Normal
by Robie Harris [j612.6 Har]

book cover Olive's Ocean
by Kevin Henkes

book cover Odyssey
by Homer [various call numbers]

book cover The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini

book cover Brave New World
by Aldous Huxley

book cover Ulysses
by James Joyce

book cover Sexual Behavior in the Human Male/Female
by Alfred Kinsey [392.6 K62__]

Book of Laughter and Forgetting
by Milan Kundera

book cover The Unbearable Lightness of Being
by Milan Kundera

book cover A Wrinkle in Time
by Madeline L'Engle

book cover Lady Chatterley's Lover
by D.H. Lawrence

book cover To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee

book cover The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
by C.S. Lewis

book cover The Call of the Wild
by Jack London

book cover The Tropic of Cancer
by Henry Miller

book cover The Tropic of Capricorn
by Henry Miller

book cover Paradise Lost
by John Milton [821 Mil]

book cover Gone With the Wind
by Margaret Mitchell

book cover Beloved
by Toni Morrison

book cover Bluest Eye
by Toni Morrison

book cover Song of Solomon
by Toni Morrison

book cover TTYL
by Lauren Myracle

book cover My Friend Flicka
by Mary O'Hara

book cover 1984
by George Orwell

book cover Rights of Man
by Thomas Paine [944.04 Pai]

book cover The Golden Compass
by Philip Pullman

book cover And Tango Makes Three
by Justin Richardson [jP Ric]

book cover The Harry Potter series
by J.K. Rowling

book cover Catcher in the Rye
by J.D. Salinger

book cover The Satanic Verses
by Salman Rushdie

What Every Girl Should Know
by Margaret Sanger

book cover The Lovely Bones
by Alice Sebold

book cover Hamlet
by William Shakespeare [822.33 Sha__]

book cover King Lear
by William Shakespeare [822.33 Sha__]

book cover Twelfth Night
by William Shakespeare [822.33 Sha__]

book cover A Light in the Attic
by Shel Silverstein [j811 Sil]

book cover Where the Sidewalk Ends
by Shel Silverstein [j811 Sil]

book cover The Grapes of Wrath
by John Steinbeck

book cover Of Mice and Men
by John Steinbeck

book cover Uncle Tom's Cabin
by Harriet Beecher Stowe

book cover Bartimaeus Trilogy
by Jonathan Stroud

book cover Zen Buddhism
by D.T. Suzuki [294.392 Suz]

book cover Gulliver's Travels
by Jonathan Swift

book cover The Bible
[220.52 various]

book cover The Koran
[297.122 various]

book cover The Talmud
[various]

book cover The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain

book cover The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
by Mark Twain

book cover Slaughterhouse Five
by Kurt Vonnegut

book cover The Color Purple
by Alice Walker

book cover Webster's New American Collegiate Dictionary, 8th Edition
[423 Web8]

book cover Little House in the Big Woods
by Laura Ingalls Wilder

book cover Little House on the Prairie
by Laura Ingalls Wilder

book cover Native Son
by Richard Wright