And Tango Makes Three

12 July 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

12 July 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 t

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

12 July 2020 | By J.K. Rowling | Filed in: challenged books.

Alternate cover edition of ISBN 9780439554930 n nHarry 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

To Kill a Mockingbird

12 July 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 Ac

The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)

12 July 2020 | By Suzanne Collins | Filed in: challenged books.

WINNING MEANS FAME AND FORTUNE.LOSING MEANS CERTAIN DEATH.THE HUNGER GAMES HAVE BEGUN 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 districts in line by forci

Speak

12 July 2020 | By Laurie Halse Anderson | Filed in: challenged books.

The first ten lies they tell you in high school n n Speak up for yourself we want to know what you have to say n nFrom 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

Blubber

12 July 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 talk

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

12 July 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 m

Animal Farm

12 July 2020 | By George Orwell | Filed in: challenged books.

Librarian s note There is an Alternate Cover Edition for this edition of this book here n nA farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality Thus the stage is set for one of th

Brave New World

12 July 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 reproduct

1984

12 July 2020 | By George Orwell | Filed in: challenged books.

Among the seminal texts of the 20th century, Nineteen Eighty Four is a rare work that grows haunting as its futuristic purgatory becomes real Published in 1949, the book offers political satirist George Orwell s nightmarish vision of a totalitarian, bureaucratic world and one poor stiff s