“Artwork courtesy of the American Library Association”

Banned Books Week, which celebrates the freedom to read, is Sept. 27 – Oct. 3. According to ALA’s (American Library Association) Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF), the top ten most frequently challenged books of 2014 include:

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

2)      Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi

3)      And Tango Makes Three, Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell

4)      The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison

5)      It’s Perfectly Normal, by Robie Harris

6)      Saga, by Brian Vaughan and Fiona Staples

7)      The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini

8)      The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky

9)      A Stolen Life, Jaycee Dugard

10)   Drama, by Raina Telgemeier

To read lists from previous years, click here.

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