STO: Banned & Challenged Books

Created on November 15, 2023, 5:11 pm

Last Updated May 4, 2024, 10:19 am

America's most banned and challenged books, from 2000 through today. Reasons for bans and challenges are provided by the American Library Association.
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Challenged for racism and offensive language. First banned in Concord, Massachusetts, in 1885 for being "trash" and "suitable only for the slums."
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Challenged for racism, offensive language, homosexuality, violence, and for being sexually explicit.
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Challenged for homosexuality and offensive language.
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84) Forever
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Challenged for offensive language and sexual content.
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Challenged for racism and offensive language.
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Challenged for sexual content.
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87) crazy lady
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Challenged for sex education and sexual content.
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Challenged for violence, racism, drug use, sexual content, and offensive language.
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Challenged for being inaccurate and having a political viewpoint.
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Challenged for nudity, offensive language, and for being sexually explicit.
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Challenged for homosexuality.
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Challenged for drug use, offensive language, and for being sexually explicit.
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Challenged for offensive language and sexual content.
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Challenged for offensive language, violence, and occult/Satanic themes.
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Challenged for offensive language.
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Challenged for offensive language.
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Challenged for violence.
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Challenged for offensive language, racism, and for being sexually explicit.
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Challenged for being sexually explicit.
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