Yes, it's that time again - Banned Books Week. Although historical fiction titles do not appear often on the lists of banned and challenged books, they do pop up.
Here's a few to consider reading, if you haven't already.
My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier (Newberry Honor Book)
The Color Purple by Alice Walker(Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and National book Award)
Beloved by Toni Morrison (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George (Newberry Medal)
Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene (National Book Award finalist)