Tuesday, September 28, 2010
It's Banned Books Week and inquiring minds want to know - what kind of reader are you? Not sure? Take the ACLU's 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.
c Any book in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
c I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
c The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
c The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
c To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
c James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
c Native Son by Richard Wright
c Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
c The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
c The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
c A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
c The Pigman by Paul Zindel
c Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
c The Dead Zone by Stephen King
c A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
c Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
c Where's Waldo? by Martin Hanford
c Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene
c Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
c 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