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Banned Books

Banned Books at Mansfield University Library

The North Hall Library has many banned or challenged books in its collection. Here is a list of some books that were banned or challenged in the US that are available for you to read.

1984 by George Orwell PR6029.R8 N5
A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines PS3557 .A355 L1993
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain PS1305 A1 1996
Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain JUV PS1306. A1 1969
Annie on my Mind by Nancy Garden

JUV PZ7 G165An 1982

Are You There God, It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume JUV PZ7 B6267 Ar
Asking About Sex and Growing Up HQ53.C645. 1988
Beloved by Toni Morrison PS3563.O8749 B4 1987
Bless me, Ultima by Rudolfo A. Anaya JUV PS 3551 .N27 A536 1972
Blubber by Judy Blume JUV PZ7.B6265B1 1974
Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison PS3563 08749 B55 2000
Boys and Sex by Wardell Pomeroy HQ41. P614
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley PR6015 U9 B65 1998
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson JUV PZ7.P273Br
Captain Underpants (Series) JUV PZ7 .P63123
Catch 22 by Joseph Heller PS3515.E32 C2
Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger PS3537 A426 C 3
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. JUV PZ7 .D1515Ch
Chocolate War by Robert Cormier JUV PZ7C81634Ch
Color Purple by Alice Walker PS3573.A425 C6 1985
Crazy Lady by Jane Conly JUV Z7.C761846Cr 1993
Daddy's Roommate by Michael Willhoite JUV PZ7.W655485Dad1991
Day No Pigs Would Die by Robert N. Peck PS3566 E254 D3
Deenie by Judy Blume JUV PZ7. B6265De
Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder JUV PZ7 .S68522Eg
Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline Cooney JUV PZ7. C7834 Fac1991
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury PS3503.R167
Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers JUV PZ7. M992 FAL 1988
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes JUV PS3561. E78xF58
Giver by Lois Lowry PZ7. L9673Gi 1993
Go Ask Alice by Anonymous JUV PZ7.G534 1971
Goats by Brock Cole JUV PZ7. C67342Go 1987
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell PS3525.I972 G6
Goosebumps (Series) by RL Stine JUV PZ7. S86035Gir1996
Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck PS3537.T3234 G7
Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson JUV PZ7 .P273Gr
Guess What? By Mem Fox JUV PZ7 F8377Gu 1990
Halloween ABC by Eve Merriam JUV PS3525.E639 H34 1995
Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood PR9199.3.A8 H35 1987
Harry Potter Series by JK Rowling JUV PZ7.R79835. Haj 1999
Headless Cupid by Zilpha Keately Snyfer PZ7. S68522 HE
Heather has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman JUV HQ75.53 .N486 1989
Howl by Allen Ginsberg PS3513.I74 H6 1959
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou JUV E185.97 A56 A3 1970
In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak JUV  PZ7.S47In
It's Perfectly Normal by Robie Harris HQ53 H37 1994
It's So Amazing by Robie Harris JUV OVERSIZE QP251.5 .H37 1999
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl JUV PZ8. D137 Jam
Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George JUV PZ. G2933Ju
Kaffir Boy by Mark Mathabane DT1949.M38 A3 1998
Killing Mr. Griffin By Lois Duncan JUV PZ7 .D9117 Kil 1978
Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein JUV PS3569.I47224 L5 1981
Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman JUV PZ7 .B227 Ls 1976
Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder JUV PZ7 .W6461Li
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder JUV PZ7 .W6461Lit
Lorax by Dr. Seuss
JUV PZ8.3 .G276Lo
Lord of the Flies by William Golding PR6013 O35 L6
Martian chronicles by Ray Bradbury PS3503.R167 M3 1954
Mommy Laid an Egg by Babette Cole JUV HQ53. C64 1993
More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz JUV PZ8.1 .S399Mo 1984
My friend Flicka by Mary O'Hara PS3529.H296 M9
Native Son by Richard Wright PS3545 R815 N3 1969
New Joy Of Gay Sex by Charles Silverstein HQ 76. S533 2003
Odyssey by Homer PA4025.A5
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck PS3537.T3234 04 1963
On My Honor by Marion Dane Bauer JUV PZ7 B3262On 1986
Ordinary People by Judith Guest JUV PS3557 U345 O7
Outsiders by S.E. Hinton JUV PZ7.H5976 Ou 1989
Pigman by Paul Zindel JUV PZ7.Z647 Pi
Roll of Thunder Hear my Cry by Mildred Taylor JUV PZ7 .T21723 Ro
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut PS3572.O5 S57
Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison PS3563. O8749 S6 1987
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlien PS3515 .E288 S8 1969
Stupids Step Out by Harry Allard JUV PZ7. A413 ST
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig JUV Oversize PZ10.3 .S816Sy
That Was Then, This is Now by S.E. Hinton JUV PZ7. H5876Th 1980
The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende PQ8090.1 L54 C313
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis JUV PR6023.E926 L5
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee PS3523.E45 T6 1960
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe PS2954 .U5
Welcome to the monkey house by Kurt Vonnegut PS3572.O5 W4
What's happening to my body? : a growing up guide for mothers and daughters by Lynda Madaras RJ144 .M3 1983
What's happening to my body? book for boys : a growing up guide for parents and sons by Lynda Madaras RJ143 .M33 1984
Where Did I Come From? by Peter Mayle JUV QP251.5 N38 1975
Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein JUV PS3569.I47224 W54 1974
Where's Waldo? by Martin Hanford JUV PZ7. H1918 Wh 1987
Witches of Worm by Zilpha Keatley Snyder JUV PZ7 .S68522Wi
Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle JUV PZ7.L5385Wr

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