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Kierra

The Word Mineur

A 15 year old who loves reading.

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The Girl of Fire and Thorns
Rae Carson
In the Shadow of Blackbirds
Cat Winters
Siege and Storm
Leigh Bardugo
The Fire Horse Girl
Kay Honeyman

Happy Banned Books Week!

Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini Looking for Alaska - John Green

Reblogging this with MUCH LOVE, because no book deserves to be banned. Get out there and read what you love!

 

If you want to try one here is the Washington Post's list of the most challenged books of 2012:

 

Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey

  • Reasons: Offensive language, unsuited for age group
  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie
    Reasons: Offensive language, racism, sexually explicit, unsuited for age group
  • Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher
    Reasons: Drugs/alcohol/smoking, sexually explicit, suicide, unsuited for age group
  • Fifty Shades of Grey, by E. L. James.
    Reasons: Offensive language, sexually explicit
  • And Tango Makes Three, by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson.
    Reasons: Homosexuality, unsuited for age group
  • The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini.
    Reasons: Homosexuality, offensive language, religious viewpoint, sexually explicit
  • Looking for Alaska, by John Green.
    Reasons: Offensive language, sexually explicit, unsuited for age group
  • Scary Stories (series), by Alvin Schwartz
    Reasons: Unsuited for age group, violence
  • The Glass Castle, by Jeanette Walls
    Reasons: Offensive language, sexually explicit
  • Beloved, by Toni Morrison                                                                                          Reasons: Sexually explicit, religious viewpoint, violence

 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/09/23/its-banned-books-week-read-a-banned-book/?wpisrc=nl_cuzheads