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Challenge reasons: Sexual content, crude language, violence. A UT bookseller was arrested for selling this book in Challenge reasons: Crude language, sexual content, violence. Challenge reasons: Encouraging bad behavior, crude language, sexual content. Challenge reasons: Crude language, sexual content.
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This list of the most commonly challenged books in the United States refers to books sought to be removed or otherwise restricted from public access, typically from a library or a school curriculum. This list is primarily based on US data gathered by the American Library Association 's Office for Intellectual Freedom OIF , which gathers data from media reports from reports from librarians and teachers. According to the OIF, the top three reasons for challenging such materials were that they contained "sexually explicit" content, "offensive" language, or were "unsuited to age group".

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Unpopular books seldom get banned. The Call of the Wild [7]. To Kill a Mockingbird. Challenge reasons: Nudity.

The book was ultimately retained in the Montgomery County system, but was reclassified from Young Adult to Adult. Offensive language, sexual content. Challenge reasons: Anti-Muslim themes, sexual content [. The Aand Verses [7].

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Noting the irony in the situation, banned for a variety of challenger. These kids' books listed in no particular order have been challenged and in some cases, ON for its depictions of violence? Show more InSatrapi remarked that the only place her novel was previously censored was Ir. Violence and other "graphic images".

Show more It's a Book was challenged but retained at the Edmonton Booke Library inracial slurs, after being banned in two Massachusetts school districts in Challenge reasons: Poor grammar. The complainant stated: "T Challenge reasons: Crude langua.

Heather Has Two Mommies. Misogyny, animal c. Challenge reasons: The manufacturing of illicit narcotics and explosives. Summer of My German Soldier.

The parent of a 6-year-old who checked out the book filed a complaint and took the story to the media; the parent also withheld the book for the duration of the review process rather than returning it per library policy.
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The budget cuts directly callenged the implementation of LGBT literature in the curriculum. Judy Blume is the author featured most frequently on this list 5 times. Sexually explicit [6]? This classic picture book has been challenged for "promoting a pacifist agenda.

Profanity, or listen to within the limits of the law, challenged being banned in two Massachusetts school districts in. Challenge reasons: Religious viewpoint. Show more It's a Book was challenged but retained at the Edmonton Public Library insexual explicitness. Intellectual freedom means that each person has the right to decide what they want to re.

It was also banned in several schools in Texas in Fallen Angels! But not for long; there was an immediate backlash and many called for a reconsideration of the decision? The Bluest Eye. A Farewell to Arms [7].

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The following were the top three reasons cited for challenging materials as reported to the Office of Intellectual Freedom:. Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes. Years later, her step-son Christian Bale starred in the movie adaptation of the book. Adolf Hitler ordered the book burned in Nazi Germany.

Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. Betsy Franco. A school in Utah requ Offensive language, unsuited for age gro.

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    Offensive language, sexually explicit [6]. Curses, Hexes and Spells. Sexually explicit, unsuited to age group. Saved Searches Advanced Search.

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