Which Banned Young Adult Novel Are You?

Young adult novels often appear on top challenged or banned book lists because they deal with difficult issues. Schools and libraries believe in access to information. "Exhibit the Right to Read" with the Columbus State Library and discover your YA novel match!

Columbus State Library
On Sep 28, 2015

Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret.

Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret.

Your favorite color is red. Your philosophy in life is to go with the flow, and you know when it’s time to change. Sometimes you seek comfort writing in your diary, and you enjoy doing special exercises.

The Giver

The Giver

You refuse to see the world in black and white. Nobody else cares to remember the past, but you cherish memories, memories of sledding on snowy winter days, sunburns, and sailing on blue-green lakes. You know that you cannot have a future without wisdom gained from the past.

Absolutely True DIary of a Part-Time Indian

Absolutely True DIary of a Part-Time Indian

You are a self-avowed book kisser with ten extra teeth past human. You’ve experienced a lot of tragedy in your life, but you’ve found your own way to say goodbye. You discover that you cannot be someone part-time.

The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars

Your greatest fear is that you’re a grenade that will wound the people around you, but you take a chance on love to experience a little infinity. Your favorite book is “An Imperial Affliction,” and you often wonder about the fate of the Dutch Tulip Man. You’re happy with the choices you’ve made in life. “Okay” is definitely your “always.”

Hoops

Hoops

You know that you’re the next Lebron James and that your mad basketball skills are your ticket to a better life. Your motto is “Don’t hate the player; hate the game.” Upon the advice of a mentor, you learn to love what makes you stand tallest.

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Although your thrift store jeans magically fit you and your friends, you know that you wear them best. Your summer should be relaxing, but it’s filled with challenges, especially in the love department. You prefer writing letters over texting to connect with friends, who keep you grounded in life.

Harry Potter series

Harry Potter series

You give Penn and Teller a run for their money. It’s not fun growing up without parents, but you do not feel sorry for yourself. Your loyal friends are your family. You seek out a life filled with learning and adventure. You love nothing more than solving a good “riddle.” You’re so awesome that you don’t get one book; you get a series.

Perks of Being a Wallflower

Perks of Being a Wallflower

Haunted by flashbacks of childhood traumas, you write letters to strangers as therapy. You love dressing up and doing the “Time Warp” in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” on Saturday nights. You may have started out as a wallflower, but you decide to become a participant in life.