Banned Books Week: Top 10 Challenged Books of 2016

Every year, the American Library Association compiles their list of reported material challenges and lists the top 10 most frequently challenged titles.  Here is the list for 2016 (infographic courtesy of ALA):


Click on any of the titles listed below to place a hold:

This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki

Drama by Raina Telgemeier

George by Alex Gino

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

Looking for Alaska by John Green

Make Something Up: Stories You Can’t Unread by Chuck Palahniuk

Little Bill series by Bill Cosby

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell


You can also view past lists of frequently banned books on the ALA website, whether you’re looking for the top 10 most frequently challenged titles of past years, the top 100 Banned/Challenged books from 2000-2009, most frequently challenged authors of the 21st century, or frequently challenged books that contain diverse content.


Keep challenging your reading!

— Katie, Adult Reference