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reporting from Texas during Banned Books Week

Here are the books banned and restricted in Texas schools last year:

Banned Books

Bone series, Jeff Smith

Dark Rivers of the Heart, Dean Koontz

Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares, Rachel Cohn

Hope, Gretchen Olson

Love and Other Four Letter Words, Carolyn Mackler

Num8ers, Rachel Ward

Sidekicks, Dan Santat

10,000 Dresses, Marcus Ewart

The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby, Dav Pilkey

The Boy Who Couldn’t Sleep and Never Had To, D.C. Pierson

The Storm in the Barn, Matt Phelan

Vampires, Jennifer Besel

When is it Right to Die? Joni Eareckson

Restricted Books

A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemmingway

A Long Way Gone, Ishmael Beah

Beloved, Toni Morrison

Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger

Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

City of Glass, Cassandra Clare

Incredible Journey through the Human Body, Nicholas Harris

Jake Reinvented, Gordon Korman

Molly’s Family, Nancy Garden

Number the Stars, Lois Lowry

Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World, Jennifer Armstrong

Tess of the d’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy

The Awakening, Kate Chopin

The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton

The Princess Diaries, Vol VI: Princess in Training, Meg Cabot

The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien

For more information, visit the Texas ACLU web site:

Tags: abnned books, censorship, speakloudly, texas
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