Reading Recommendations

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October 2022

Adults: Challenged and Banned Books

The hate u give / Angie Thomas
Leaves of grass / Walt Whitman
Beloved : a novel / by Toni Morrison
The bluest eye / Toni Morrison, with a new afterword by the author
The color purple ; The temple of my familiar / Alice Walker
Stamped : racism, antiracism, and you / written by Jason Reynolds; adapted from Stamped from the Beginning by and with an introduction from Ibram X. Kendi
To kill a mockingbird / Harper Lee
Of mice and men / John Steinbeck
The kite runner / Khaled Hosseini
The lovely bones : a novel / Alice Sebold
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / by Mark Twain

Teens: Monstrously Good Reads

The Epic Crush of Genie Lo / F.C. Yee
Eliza and Her Monsters / Francesca Zappia
The River Has Teeth / Erica Waters
All These Monsters / Amy Tintera
Only a Monster / Vanessa Len
Beasts of Prey / Ayana Gray
Eat Your Heart Out / Kelly Devos
The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein / Kiersten White
This Savage Song / Victoria Schwab
Not Even Bones / Rebecca Schaeffer
Lumberjanes / Noelle Stevenson
Kaiju No. 8 Vol. 1 / Naoya Matsumoto

Children's: Hauntingly Good Reads!

Boo! Baa, La, La, La! / Sandra Boynton
The Most Haunted House in America / Jarrett Dapier
Duck & Goose. Honk! Quack! Boo! / Tad HillsThe Wheels on the Bus at Halloween / Sarah Kieley
Happy Meow-loween Little Pumpkin / Rose Rossner
Snowmen at Halloween / Caralyn Buehner
Bramble and Maggie: Spooky Season / Jessie Haas
Haunted Castles on Hallows Eve / Mary Pope Osborne
The Graveyard Book / Neil Gaiman
Scary Tales: I Scream, You Scream! / James Preller
The Night Gardener / Jonathan Auxier
The Thirteenth Cat / Mary Downing Hahn