Here are 2019’s books that Beth and I will be reading for our Banned Books feature that has been running since July 2014!
JANUARY: Make Something Up: Stories You Can’t Unread– Chuck Palahniuk
FEBRUARY: Northern Lights/The Golden Compass– Philip Pullman
MARCH: Uncle Bobby’s Wedding– Sarah S. Brannen
APRIL: We All Fall Down- Robert Cormier
MAY: Crazy Lady– Jane Leslie Conley
JUNE: Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture– Michael A. Bellesiles
JULY: In The Night Kitchen- Maurice Sendak
AUGUST: Whale Talk– Chris Crutcher
SEPTEMBER: The Hunger Games- Suzanne Collins
OCTOBER: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn- Mark Twain
NOVEMBER: To Kill A Mockingbird- Harper Lee
DECEMBER: Revolutionary Voices- edited by Amy Sonnie
I am looking forward to reading these books and exploring/discussing the reasons why they’re challenged! Here’s to another year of Banned Books!