Naughty, Naughty…Enter to Win a Stack of Banned Books!

Banned Books Week 2015 is just around the corner, and your eNotes pals are feeling impish. We handpicked a selection of our favorite and most requested books that continually battle the iron fist of censorship. Win them all here.

The bundle includes the following titles with their censored reasonings found on

1. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

2. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

3. The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

4. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

5. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

6. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

*The winner will also receive a 1-Year eNotes Subscription to access our library of over 30,000 Literature Study Guides (a $49.99 value)!

Entering is easy: click this link and provide your name and email address, and you’re automatically entered to win the book bundle and eNotes Pass. Get bonus entries for visiting our Facebook page and tweeting about the contest on Twitter (simply follow the instructions on the entry form)! Entries accepted until October 3, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. PST. We will contact the winner on October 5, 2015 via email.

What do you think about censorship, especially literature titles like these, in school? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!

Questions? Please send us an email at — we are happy to help. Good luck!


  1. Thomas Dohling

    Are you serious? I was reading my dad’s sexually explicit books and magazines when I was 12!. Included photography magazines since he was an avid photographer. I’m still a virgin at 59! It’s all in the mind and depends on one’s fate! Those who ban books are mentally unstable. Who are they trying to protect? From what? Realities of life?

    • Samantha B.

      You ask good questions. I think that’s why the Banned Books Week event is so great! It’s a positive reaction to censorship, and a celebration of our right to read.

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