21 Must Read Banned Books in Fantasy & SciFi

Banned Book Week has been a staple in my education since as long as I can remember. Here is a list of 21 Must Read Banned Fantasy books. If you’re looking for more banned books to check out, head over to the ALA for lists of banned books over the years. 

Harry Potter


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Harry Potter
By JK Rowling

Requested to be banned for witch craft.

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Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman


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Neverwhere
By Neil Gaiman

Requested to be banned for sexual content, profanity.

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Alice in Wonderland


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Alice in Wonderland
By Lewis Carroll

Requested to be banned for talking animals.

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Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury


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Fahrenheit 451
By Ray Bradbury

Requested to be banned for profanity & themes.

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James and the giant peach


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James and the Giant Peach
By Roald Dahl

Requested to be banned for themes. 

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The Hunger Games


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The Hunger Games
By Suzanne Collins

Requested to be banned for religious themes.

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Slaughterhouse-Five By Kurt Vonnegut


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Slaughterhouse-Five
By Kurt Vonnegut

Requested to be banned for profanity, violence, sexual content. 

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lord of the rings


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Lord of the Rings
By JRR Tolkien

Requested to be banned due to being satanic.

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animal farm by george orwell


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Animal Farm
By George Orwell

Requested to be banned for promoting rebellions.

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carrie by stephen king


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Carrie
By Stephen King

Requested to be banned for violence, profanity, sexual content, and other themes.

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The Golden Compass by philip pullman


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His Dark Materials
By Philip Pullman

Requested to be banned for promoting atheism.

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Frankenstein


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Frankenstein
By Mary Shelley

Requested to be banned for unnatural content.

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Shades children garth nix


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Shade’s Children
By Garth Nix

Requested to be banned for being vulgar & obscene.

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A wrinkle in Time


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A Wrinkle in Time
By Madeleine L’Engle

Requested to be banned for Religious Controversy.

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brave new world


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Brave New World
By Aldous Huxley

Requested to be banned for language & sexual content.

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Fight Club


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Fight Club
By Chuck Palahniuk

Requested to be banned for violent and sexually explicit.

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The Lorax


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The Lorax
By Dr. Seuss

Requested to be banned for challenging the Timber Industry.

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The Giver Lois Lowry


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The Giver
By Lois Lowry

Requested to be banned for violence.

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The Hitchhikers Guide to the galaxy


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The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy 
By Douglas Adams

Requested to be banned for profanity.

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Enders Game


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Ender’s Game
By Orson Scott Card

Requested to be banned for being pornographic, & violent. 

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The Amulet of Samarkand


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The Amulet Of Samarkand
By Jonathan Stroud

Requested to be banned for occult themes.

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