Banned Books

Books that have been banned throughout the years

Banned Children's Book

Most Commonly Banned Books

Some books have been repeatedly banned or challenged throughout history. This is a list of books that appear the most often on banned books lists. Many of these books are available through the Jack C. Taylor Library. Click on the book for more information!

Banned Classic


"100 Banned Books Series: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey." Textual Details. N.p., 9 July 2013. Web. 20 Feb. 2014.

"Banned and Challenged Books the Who, What, When, Where and Why." Delete Censorship. N.p., 2006. Web. 20 Feb. 2014.

"Banned Books That Shaped America." Banned Books Week. Banned Books Week, n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014.

Doyle, Robert P. "Books Challenged or Banned in 2008-2009." American Library Association. N.p., May 2008. Web. 20 Feb. 2014.

"Frequently Challenged Books of the 21st Century." Banned and Challenged Books. American Library Association, n.d. Web. 17 Feb. 2014.

Kelly, Melissa. "Top 10 Banned Books." Secondary Education. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2014.

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