Freedom to Read Books

Welcome to the Walhalla High School Library book blog, Freedom to Read Books. Join us for discussions about banned and challenged books; tell us what you really think. Just remember that you are still in a school setting, so be responsible and keep it clean. Click in using NAME/URL to identify yourself, but sign your FIRST NAME and LAST INITIAL ONLY in the name box. Do NOT give out personal info. It's a crazy digital world out there; be safe.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Celebrate Your Freedom to Read in America

If you don't see your title in the list below, use this space to comment on a banned or challenged book you have read. Join the conversation!

13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this controversial title from author Jay Asher.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author Mark Twain.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author Mark Twain.

Always Running by Luis Rodriguez

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this controversial memoir from Luis Rodriguez.

The Battle of Jericho by Sharon Draper

Do you read banned books? Tell us what you think about this title from popular young adult author Sharon Draper.

Black Boy by Richard Wright

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from acclaimed author Richard Wright.

A Break with Charity by Ann Rinaldi

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this title from popular historic author Ann Rinaldi.

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author Katherine Paterson.

A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this controversial memoir from author Dave Pelzer.

Chinese Handcuffs by Chris Crutcher

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this title from frequently-banned author Chris Crutcher.

Crank by Ellen Hopkins

Do you read banned books? Tell us what you think about this title from popular young adult author Ellen Hopkins.

Crazy Horse Electric Game by Chris Crutcher

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this controversial title from author Chris Crutcher.

Cujo by Stephen King

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this title from best-selling author Stephen King.

A Day No Pigs Would Die by Robert Newton Peck

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author Robert Newton Peck.

Dead Zone by Stephen King

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this title from best-selling author Stephen King.

Deliverance by James Dickey

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author James Dickey.

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this diary/memoir from teen author Anne Frank.

Fade by Robert Cormier

Do you read banned books? Tell us what you think about this title from popular young adult author Robert Cormier.

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author Ray Bradbury.

Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers

Do you read banned books? Tell us what you think about this title from popular young adult author Walter Dean Myers.

Fat Kid Rules the World by K.L. Going

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this controversial title from author K.L. Going.

Forever by Judy Blume

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this title from frequently banned author Judy Blume.

The Freedom Writers Diary by Erin Gruwell

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this controversial title from author Erin Gruwell and her English students.

Give a Boy a Gun by Todd Strasser

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this controversial title from author Todd Strasser.

Go Ask Alice by Anonymous

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this controversial title from an anonymous author.

The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this often-banned title from author Philip Pullman.

Grendel by John Gardner

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author John Grendel.

Harry Potter and the... by J.K. Rowling

Do you read banned books? Tell us what you think about this title from popular young adult author J.K.Rowling.

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author Ralph Ellison.

Ironman by Chris Crutcher

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this controversial title from author Chris Crutcher.

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author Jean Craighead George.

Just Listen by Sarah Dessen

Do you read banned books? Tell us what you think about this title from popular young adult author Sarah Dessen.

Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this controversial title from young adult author Lois Duncan.

Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this title from award-winning author Khaled Hosseini.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author C.S. Lewis.

Looking for Alaska by John Green

Do you read banned books? Tell us what you think about this title from popular young adult author John Green.

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author William Golding.

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this title from best-selling author Alice Sebold.

Lucky by Alice Sebold

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this title from best-selling author Alice Sebold.

Messenger by Lois Lowry

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author Lois Lowry.

My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this title from best-selling author Jodi Picoult.

Monday, April 03, 2017

Nightjohn by Gary Paulsen

Do you read banned books? Tell us what you think about this title from popular young adult author Gary Paulsen.

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author Ken Kesey.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this controversial title from author Stephen Chbosky.

A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author Lorraine Hansberry.

The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author Stephen Crane.

The Red Pony by John Steinbeck

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this classic title from author John Steinbeck.

Romiette and Julio by Sharon Draper

Do you read banned books? Tell us what you think about this title from popular young adult author Sharon Draper.

Running Loose by Chris Crutcher

Have you read any banned books lately? Share your insights on this title from often-banned author Chris Crutcher.