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Banned & Challenged Author Addresses & Twitter Handles
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Outside the U.S. Address?
AuthorPublisherAddressTwitter HandleChallenged Titles*
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Alex GinoScholastic
Alex Gino
c/o Scholastic Inc.
557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012-3999
@lxginoGeorge
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Alison BechdelAlison Bechdel
PO Box 215
Jonesville VT 05466
@AlisonBechdelFun Home
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Andrew SmithAndrew Smith
PO Box 81
Lake Hughes, CA 93532
@marburyjackStick
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Angie ThomasHarperCollins
Angie Thomas
c/o Author Mail, Floor 21
HarperCollins Children’s Books
195 Broadway
New York, NY 10007
@angiecthomasThe Hate U Give
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Barbara EhrenreichGrand Central Publishing
Barbara Ehrenreich
c/o Author Mail
Hachette Book Group
1290 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10104
Nickel and Dimed
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Brendan KielySimon & Schuster
Brendan Kiely
c/o Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books Publicity Department
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
@KielyBrendanAll American Boys
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Cassandra ClareSimon & Schuster
Cassandra Clare
c/o Margaret K. McElderry Books Publicity Department
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
@cassieclareThe Mortal Instruments
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Cecily Von ZiegesarLittle, Brown and Company
Cecily Von Ziegesar
c/o Author Mail
Hachette Book Group
1290 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10104
@cesvonzGossip Girl (series)
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Cheryl KilodavisSimon & Schuster
Cheryl Kilodavis
c/o Aladdin Publicity Department
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
@myprincessboyMy Princess Boy
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Christine BaldacchinoGroundwood Books
Christine Baldacchino
House of Anansi Press and Groundwood Books
128 Sterling Road, Lower Level
Toronto, ON M6R 2B7
@CLBaldacchino‏Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress
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Craig ThompsonPantheon
Craig Thompson
c/o Pantheon Publicity Department
Penguin Random House
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Habibi
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Daniel Haacklittle bee books
Daniel Haack
c/o little bee books
251 Park Avenue South, Floor 12
New York, NY 10010
@DanielHaackPrince & Knight
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Dav PilkeyScholastic
Dav Pilkey
c/o Scholastic Inc.
557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012-3999
Captain Underpants series
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David LevithanPenguin Young Readers
David Levithan
Penguin Group
c/o Ember Publicity
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
@loversdictionTwo Boys Kissing
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e.E. Charlton-TrujilloCandlewick Press
e.E. Charlton-Trujillo
c/o Candlewick Press
99 Dover Street
Somerville, MA 02144
@pinatadirector Fat Angie
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Ellen HopkinsSimon & Schuster
Ellen Hopkins
c/o Margaret K. McElderry Books Publicity Department
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
@EllenHopkinsLitCrank, Identical, Glass
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Ellen WittlingerEllen Wittlinger
1 Kingsley Ave.
Haydenville, MA 01039
@EllenWittlingerSandpiper
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Fredrik BackmanSimon & SchusterVecka 16 AB, Norrtullsgatan 6, 113 29 Stockholm@BackmanlandBeartown
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Gary PaulsenSimon & Schuster
Gary Paulsen
c/o Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Publicity Department
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
The Foxman, Harris and Me, Nightjohn, Zero to Sixty: The
Motorcycle Journey
of a Lifetime,
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Gayle PitmanMagination Press
Gayle Pitman
c/o Magination Press/American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
@GaylePitmanThis Day in June
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Jacqueline WoodsonPenguin Young Readers
Jacqueline Woodson
Penguin Group
c/o Nancy Paulsen Books Publicity
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
@JackieWoodsonVisiting Day
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Jason ReynoldsSimon & Schuster
Jason Reynolds
c/o Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books Publicity Department
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
@JasonReynolds83All American Boys
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Jay AsherPenguin Young Readers
Jay Asher
c/o Penguin Group Publicity
Razorbill
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
@jayasherguyThirteen Reasons Why
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Jeannette WallsSimon & Schuster
Jeannette Walls
c/o Scribner Publicity Department
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
@JeannetteEWallsThe Glass Castle
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Jeff SmithScholastic
Jeff Smith
c/o Scholastic Inc.
557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012-3999
Bone (series)
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JK RowlingScholastic
JK Rowling
c/o Scholastic Inc.
557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012-3999
@jk_rowlingHarry Potter (series)
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Jodi PicoultRandom HouseJodi Picoult
PO Box 508
Etna, NH 03750
@jodipicoultMy Sister's Keeper, Nineteen Minutes, The Tenth Circle
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John GreenPenguin Young Readers
John Green
Penguin Group
c/o Dutton Books for Young Readers Publicity
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
@johngreenLooking for Alaska, An Abundance of
Katherines, The Fault in Our Stars, Paper Towns
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Judy BlumePenguin Young Readers
Judy Blume
Penguin Group
c/o Puffin Books Publicity
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
@judyblumeBlubber; Deenie; Forever; Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret; Here’s to You,
Rachel Robinson Iggie’s House; It’s Not the End of the World; The One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo; Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great; Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself; Superfudge; Then Again, Maybe I Won’t; Tiger Eyes
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Julie Anne Peters
Julie Anne Peters
c/o The Feline Fix
6075 Parkway Drive, #185
Commerce City, CO 80022
@julieannepeters
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Justin RichardsonSimon & Schuster
Justin Richardson
c/o Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Publicity Department
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
And Tango Makes Three
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Katherine PatersonHarperCollins
Katherine Paterson
c/o HarperCollins Publishing
195 Broadway
New York, NY 10007
Bridge to Terabithia
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Kevin HenkesHarperCollins
Kevin Henkes
c/o Greenwillow Books
195 Broadway, 21st floor
New York, NY 10007
Olive's Ocean
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Khaled HosseiniPenguin Random House
Attn: May-Zhee Lim
Publicity, Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
@khaledhosseiniThe Kite Runner
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Laurie Halse AndersonPenguin Young Readers
Laurie Halse Anderson
Penguin Group
c/o Speak Publicity
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
@halseandersonSpeak, Twisted
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Lauren MyracleAmulet Books
Attn: Editorial
Lauren Myracle
c/o Amulet Books
195 Broadway, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10007
@LaurenMyraclettyl; ttfn; l8r, g8r (series)
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Margaret Atwood
Penuin Random House Canada
Margaret Atwood
McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
c/o Penguin Random House Canada
320 Front Street West, Suite 1400
Toronto, ON
M5V 3B6
@MargaretAtwoodThe Handmaid’s Tale
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Marjane SatrapiPantheon
Marjane Satrapi
c/o Pantheon Publicity Department
Penguin Random House
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Persepolis
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Mark HaddonPenguin Random House
Mark Haddon
c/o Doubleday Publicity Department
Penguin Random House
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
@mark_haddonThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
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Matt de la PeñaPenguin Young Readers
Matt de la Peña
Penguin Group
c/o G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers Publicity
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
@mattdelapenaMexican WhiteBoy
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Michael A. BellesilesAlfred A. Knopf
Michael A. Bellesiles
c/o Alfred A. Knopf
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture
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Mildred D. TaylorPenguin Young Readers
Mildred D. Taylor
Penguin Group
c/o Dial Books Publicity
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; Mississippi Bridge; The Friendship; The Land
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MK Asante
MK Asante Productions
PO Box 1108
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
@mkasanteBuck
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Natasha Friend
Farrar, Straus & Giroux for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus & Giroux for Young Readers
120 Broadway
New York, NY 10271
@tashfriendbooksLush
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Neil Gaiman
Cat Mihos
for Neil Gaiman
4470 Sunset Blvd. # 339
Los Angeles, CA 90027
USA
@neilhimselfNeverwhere; The Sandman, Vol. 2:
The Doll’s House
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Patricia PolaccoPenguin Young Readers
Patricia Polacco
Penguin Group
c/o G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers Publicity
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
@PatriciaPolacco ‏The Butterfly, In Our Mothers’ House
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Patricia PolaccoSimon & Schuster
Patricia Polacco
c/o Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books Publicity Department
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
@PatriciaPolacco ‏‏In Our Mothers’ House
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Peter ParnellSimon & Schuster
Peter Parnell
c/o Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Publicity Department
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
And Tango Makes Three
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Phyllis Reynolds NaylorSimon & Schuster
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
c/o Atheneum Books for Young Readers Publicity Department
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
Achingly Alice, The Agony of Alice, Alice In-Between, Alice in Lace, Alice on Her Way, Alice on the Outside, Alice the Brave, All But Alice, The Fear Place, Send No Blessings, Witch Herself, Witch Water, Witch’s Sister
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Raina TelgemeierScholastic
Raina Telgemeier
c/o Scholastic Inc.
557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012-3999
@gorainaDrama
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RL StineScholastic
RL Stine
c/o Scholastic Inc.
557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012-3999
R.L. Stine
c/o Parachute Publishing
157 Columbus Avenue Room 518
New York, NY 10023
@RL_StineBeach House, Double Date, Goosebumps series, The Haunted Mask
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Robie H. HarrisCandlewick Press
Robie H. Harris
c/o Candlewick Press
99 Dover Street
Somerville, MA 02144
It’s Perfectly Normal, It’s So Amazing, Who’s in My Family?
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S. E. HintonPenguin Young Readers
S. E. Hinton
Penguin Group
c/o Speak Publicity
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
@se4realhintonThe Outsider; Rumble Fish; Tex; That Was Then, This Is Now
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Sarah S. BrannenPenguin Random House
Sarah S. Brannen
Penguin Random House
c/o G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers Publicity
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
@SarahBrannen
Uncle Bobby’s Wedding
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Sarah DessenPenguin Young Readers
Sarah Dessen
Penguin Group
c/o Speak Publicity
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
@sarahdessenJust Listen
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Sherman AlexieLittle, Brown and Company
Sherman Alexie
c/o Author Mail
Hachette Book Group
1290 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10104
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
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Sonya Sones
HarperCollins Children’s Books
Sonya Sones
c/o Author Mail, Floor 21
HarperCollins Children’s Books
195 Broadway
New York, NY 10007
@SonyaSonesOne of Those Hideous
Books Where
the Mother Dies, What My Mother Doesn’t Know
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Stephen ChboskySimon & Schuster
Stephen Chbosky
c/o MTV Books Publicity Department
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
@StephenChboskyThe Perks of Being a Wallflower
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Stephen KingSimon & Schuster
Stephen King
c/o Scribner Publicity Department
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
@StephenKingThe Bachman Books, Carrie, Christine, Cujo, The Dark Half, The Dead Zone, Different Seasons, The Drawing of the Three, The Eyes of the Dragon., Firestarter, Four Past Midnight, It,
Pet Sematary, Salem’s Lot, The Shining, The Skeleton Crew, The Stand, Survivor Type, The Talisman, Thinner, The Tommyknockers
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Stevie Lewislittle bee books
Stevie Lewis
c/o little bee books
251 Park Avenue South, Floor 12
New York, NY 10010
Prince & Knight
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Suzanne CollinsScholastic
Suzanne Collins
c/o Scholastic Inc.
557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012-3999
The Hunger Games
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Tanya Lee StonePenguin Young Readers
Tanya Lee Stone
Penguin Group
c/o Speak Publicity
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
@TanyaLeeStoneA Bad Boy Can
Be Good for a Girl
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Thank you to Penguin Random House, Scholastic and Simon & Schuster for publishing banned and challenged titles, and assisting in compiling author addresses.
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This list will continue to be added to. Please send banned and challenged author addresses to BBW@ala.org to be included on the list.
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* The list of challenged titles are not comprehensive.
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