Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Banned Books: Commonly Banned Books

This guide will support your understanding of challenged books and how this act can be detrimental to democracy.

THE best resource for BBW


"100 Banned Books Series: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey." Textual Details. N.p., 9 July 2013. Web. 20 Feb. 2014.

"Banned and Challenged Books the Who, What, When, Where and Why." Delete Censorship. N.p., 2006. Web. 20 Feb. 2014.

"Banned Books That Shaped America." Banned Books Week. Banned Books Week, n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014.

Doyle, Robert P. "Books Challenged or Banned in 2008-2009." American Library Association. N.p., May 2008. Web. 20 Feb. 2014.

"Frequently Challenged Books of the 21st Century." Banned and Challenged Books. American Library Association, n.d. Web. 17 Feb. 2014.

Kelly, Melissa. "Top 10 Banned Books." Secondary Education. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2014.

Most Commonly Banned Books

Some books have been repeatedly banned or challenged throughout history. This is a list of books that appear the most often on banned books lists and are available at Butler University Irwin Library.

Subject Guide

Profile Photo
Ciro Scardina
he, him, his
Edward R. Murrow High School
1600 Avenue L
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 258-9283 x2220


This LibGuide was created by Information Commons

Last Update was September 11, 2017


Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.