It’s national Banned Books Week from September 20th to the 27th, and inquiring minds want to know – what kind of reader are you? Not sure?
Take the Banned Book Quiz to find out.
Below is a list of 20 of the Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990-2000. Check the box next to every book you’ve read to find out if you’re a rebellious reader.
Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
Native Son by Richard Wright
Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
The Pigman by Paul Zindel
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
The Dead Zone by Stephen King
A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Where’s Waldo? by Martin Hanford
Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene
Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
What Kind of Reader Are You?
How many books did you check off above?
18 – 20: Totally Banned Bookworm
14 – 17: I’ll Take Mine in a Plain Brown Wrapper
9 – 13: Brave New Reader
5 – 8: A Little Forbidden Reading Never Hurt Anybody
1 – 4: My Teacher Made Me Read It
0: Literary Lightweight
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