Thursday, April 10, 2008

Submit Your Titles

A number of people have begun to submit a title they have read from the "Banned Book Challenge." Please let us know what you have read and why you think it was challenged on any post labeled "Report or Submit a Title."

To date, 53 people, including the people below have signed up to read 408 banned or challenged books.

Joanne, USA, 20
dbing93, USA, 2
jadyn513, USA,10


Anonymous said...

Your Comments:
Catcher in the Rye byJD Salinger: Banned for offensive language and lewd content. But Salinger was a master at capturing the authentic voice of a 16-year-old boy in a difficult moment... Joanne, USA

fahrenheit451moderator said...

Your Comments: The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron: This book was challenged because on page 1, second paragraph, the last word says...scrotum.
Matthew, USA

Right you are!

fahrenheit451moderator said...

Your Comments:
Lord of the Flies
Probably because they had children killing children. For an adult reading this book, it was fairly boring with a very dissatisfying ending; as if the author had run out of ideas and did not know how to end his book.
Sharon B., Canada

fahrenheit451moderator said...

Your Comments: Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett: Sexual content and violence.
The Biblio Brat,, USA,

My Brother Sam is Dead
A Separate Peace
Princess Diaries
A Wrinkle in Time
To Kill a Mockingbird
Gossip Girl (Series) Chronicles of Narnia (Series)
Inkheart: Magic (Some people don't know the difference between fantasy and reality.)
Harry Potter (Series): Magic (Some people don't understand the difference between fantasy and reality.)
A Series of Unfortunate Events (Series): Because there are some things we just don't talk about in society.
The Outsiders
Sina, USA

The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things: I assume this book was banned because of the "F" word. If this is the only reason, then, they are missing an awesome book. It brought back... Sharon B., Canada

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fahrenheit451moderator said...

(Continued from above)
It brought back a lot of memories of highschool, the good and the bad.