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5 octombrie 2012

In honor of Banned Books Week

Out of the Top 100 banned book by decade:
5. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain
6. Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck
11. The Giver, by Lois Lowry
15. Goosebumps (series), by R.L. Stine
22. The Witches, by Roald Dahl
23. A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L’Engle
32. Julie of the Wolves, by Jean Craighead George
38. The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton
40. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
43. Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes
48. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling
50. James and the Giant Peach, by Roald Dahl
51. A Light in the Attic, by Shel Silverstein
67. Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut
68. Lord of the Flies, by William Golding
83. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain
87. Where’s Waldo?, by Martin Hanford
88. Summer of My German Soldier, by Bette Greene

2000-2009 (a lot of the previous repeated)
13. Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey
48. Rainbow Boys, by Alex Sanchez
50. The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini
71. Junie B. Jones (series), by Barbara Park
74. The Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold
Out of the Top 10 by year:
10. Twilight (I had to, guys. I couldn’t properly make fun of it without having read it first!)
Top 100 Classics 
9. 1984, by George Orwell
13. Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White
22. Winnie-the-Pooh, by A.A. Milne
23. Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston
33. The Call of the Wild, by Jack London
47. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum
85. The War of the Worlds, by H.G. Wells 
And I’m sure there’s a lot more.

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