- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
- The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
- The Color Purple by Alice Walker
- Ulysses by James Joyce
- Beloved by Toni Morrison
Recently, some librarians suggested low-cost ways to celebrate literature and bring attention to censorship. DC's own @DCdotNerd suggested short videos of people reading passages from their favorite banned book, a banned book scavenger hunt or treasure hunt, and short story writing--including themes that would get a book banned. Read all the ideas in Banned Books Events.