Children’s and YA Fiction

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian  by Sherman Alexie

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Drama  by Raina Telgemeier

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Heather Has Two Mommies  by Leslea Newman

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig

 

Adult Fiction

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Beloved by Toni Morrison

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Color Purple  by Alice Walker

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Nineteen eighty-four (1984)  by George Orwell

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

A Separate Peace by John Knowles

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Element Value Value Standard
dc.title I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
dc.creator Angelou, Maya
dc.subject Autobiography; Blacks–United States; Racism–United States; Statutory rape; Sexually abused children; Motherhood. LCSH
dc.description I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is a 1969 autobiography about the early years of American writer and poet Maya Angelou.
dc.publisher Random House
dc.date 1969 W3CDTF
dc.type Text DCMIType
dc.format Paperback; 304 pages; 5-⅝ x 8-¼ in.
dc.identifier ISBN: 978-0812980028
dc.source http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/3924/i-know-why-the-caged-bird-sings-by-maya-angelou/9780812980028/
dc.language en-US RFC4646
dc.relation I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou; originally published by Random House; New York, 1969.
dc.rights Maya Angelou

Angelou’s autobiographical work has been challenged in 15 states. It is frequently banned or challenged in high schools and junior high schools. Censors cite its sexually explicit scenes, use of language, and religious depictions.
http://www.ala.org/bbooks/100-most-frequently-challenged-books-1990%E2%80%931999

Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

 

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dc.title Fun Home
dc.creator Bechdel, Alison, 1960-
dc.subject Lesbian and gay experience; Lesbian college students; Suicide; Families; Gay fathers; Memoirs and biographies. LCSH
dc.description Fun Home, subtitled A Family Tragicomic, is a 2006 graphic memoir by the American writer Alison Bechdel, author of the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For.
dc.publisher Houghton Mifflin
dc.date 06-08-2006 W3CDTF
dc.type Text and Image DCMIType
dc.format Hardcover; 232 pages; 6 x 0.7 x 9 in.
dc.identifier ISBN: 978-0618871711
dc.source http://www.amazon.com/Fun-Home-Tragicomic-Alison-Bechdel/dp/0618871713
dc.language en-US RFC4646
dc.relation Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel; originally published by Houghton Mifflin; Boston: June 8, 2006.
dc.rights Alison Bechdel

Bechdel’s book portrays intimate relationships between lesbian and gay characters. Students and patrons of libraries have objected to the book, calling it “pornography” for its depictions of sexuality.

http://www.marshallnews.com/story/1172698.html