And Tango Makes Three

29 February 2020 | By Justin Richardson | Filed in: challenged books.

In the zoo there are all kinds of animal families But Tango s family is not like any of the others This illustrated children s book fictionalizes the true story of two male penguins who became partners and raised a penguin chick in the Central Park Zoo.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

29 February 2020 | By Sherman Alexie | Filed in: challenged books.

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all white farm town high school where the only other Indian is

Speak

29 February 2020 | By Laurie Halse Anderson | Filed in: challenged books.

The first ten lies they tell you in high school Speak up for yourself we want to know what you have to say From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school She is friendless, outcast, because she busted an

To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1)

29 February 2020 | By Harper Lee | Filed in: challenged books.

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960 It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an

The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)

29 February 2020 | By Suzanne Collins | Filed in: challenged books.

Could you survive on your own, in the wild, with everyone out to make sure you don t live to see the morning In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)

29 February 2020 | By J.K. Rowling | Filed in: challenged books.

Alternate cover edition of ISBN 9780439554930 Harry Potter s life is miserable His parents are dead and he s stuck with his heartless relatives, who force him to live in a tiny closet under the stairs But his fortune changes when he receives a letter that tells him the truth about himself he s a

The Catcher in the Rye

29 February 2020 | By J.D. Salinger | Filed in: challenged books.

The hero narrator of The Catcher in the Rye is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand description, he leaves his prep school in Pennsylvania and goes underground in New York City for three days The boy

Brave New World

29 February 2020 | By Aldous Huxley | Filed in: challenged books.

Brave New World is a dystopian novel by English author Aldous Huxley, written in 1931 and published in 1932 Largely set in a futuristic World State, inhabited by genetically modified citizens and an intelligence based social hierarchy, the novel anticipates huge scientific advancements in

Fahrenheit 451

29 February 2020 | By Ray Bradbury | Filed in: challenged books.

Guy Montag is a fireman In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden Montag never questions

Blubber

29 February 2020 | By Judy Blume | Filed in: challenged books.

Blubber is a good name for her, the note from Wendy says about Linda Jill crumples it up and leaves it on the corner of her desk She doesn t want to think about Linda or her dumb report on the whale just now Jill wants to think about Halloween.But Robby grabs the note, and before Linda stops

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou's Autobiography, #1)

29 February 2020 | By Maya Angelou | Filed in: challenged books.

Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local powhitetrash At eight years old and back at her mother s side in St Louis, Maya is attacked by a man