Banned Books

The Hate U Give
By Angie Thomas
Starr Carter has to navigate between
the neighborhood she knows and the suburban prep school she attends everyday. Everything comes to a halt when she witnesses her best friend shot and killed by the police, who was unarmed. Starr is the only person who can set the record straight on what happened that night. Starr speaking can change her community as well as her life. 

Thirteen Reasons Why
By Jay Asher
Clay Jensen discovers a package on his porch from his crush Hannah Baker --- who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Inside were recorded tapes, of Hannah detailing 13 reasons why she decided to take her own life. He discovers many secrets that lay hidden within his town, as well as why he was one of the thirteen reasons. 
By Raina Telgemeier
Callie can't wait to be part of her middle school's production of Moon Over Mississippi, but she can't really act or sing. So she decides to do the next best thing and be a shining star on the drama department's stage crew! But drama ensues with every aspect of the production and especially when the cute set of brothers enter the stage. 
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
By Sherman Alexie
This story follow Junior who, amateur cartoonist who has grown up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Wanting a change, Junior takes his fate into his own hands and changes schools to the local white farm town high school. The only thing is, the only other Indian is the school mascot. 

This One Summer
By Jillian Tamaki
Rose's latest summer at a beach lake house is overshadowed by her parents' constant arguments, her younger friend's secret sorrows, and the dangerous activities of older teens.

Two Boys Kissing
By David Levithan
A chorus of men who died of AIDS observes and yearns to help a cross-section of today's gay teens who navigate new love, long-term relationships, coming out, self-acceptance, and more in a society that has changed in many ways
A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
By Marlon Bundo with Jill Twiss
Meet Marlon Bundo, a lonely bunny who lives with his Grandpa, Mike Pence - the Vice President of the United States. But on this Very Special Day, Marlon's life is about to change forever... With its message of tolerance and advocacy, this charming children's book explores issues of same sex marriage and democracy. 

By Alex Gino
When people see George they see a boy, but that's not the case, because she knows she's a girl. When George's teacher announced their class play will be Charlotte's Web. George needs to be Charlotte, and will do whatever it takes. 
This Day in June
By Gale E. Pitman
In a wildly whimsical, validating, and exuberant reflection of the LGBT community, This Day In June welcomes readers to experience a pride celebration and share in a day when we are all united.