And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, for homosexuality, anti-family, and unsuited to age group.The list comes from the American Library Association.
Gossip Girls series by Cecily Von Ziegesar for homosexuality, sexual content, drugs, unsuited to age group, and offensive language.
Alice series by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor for sexual content and offensive language.
The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler for sexual content, anti-family, offensive language, and unsuited to age group.
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison for sexual content, offensive language, and unsuited to age group.
Scary Stories series by Alvin Schwartz for occult/Satanism, unsuited to age group, violence, and insensitivity.
Athletic Shorts by Chris Crutcher for homosexuality and offensive language.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky for homosexuality, sexually explicit, offensive language, and unsuited to age group.
Beloved by Toni Morrison for offensive language, sexual content, and unsuited to age group.
The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier for sexual content, offensive language, and violence.
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Books Some Parents Love to Hate
According to a Courier-Journal (Louisville) article these are the "Top 10 Most Challenged Books for 2006." I'm assuming that means that these books were the ones that parents most often demanded be removed from the shelves of school libraries. Lucky Toni Morrison - she has two books in the Top 10.