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Libraries look at banned books

Bookshop owner: Banning 'still goes on' today
Top 10 challenged titles

1. And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, for anti-ethnic, anti-family, homosexuality, religious viewpoints and unsuited to age group.


2. His Dark Materials trilogy, by Philip Pullman, for political viewpoint, religious viewpoint and violence.


3. TTYL; TTFN; L8R, G8R (series), by Lauren Myracle,  for offensive language, sexually explicit and unsuited to age group.


4. Scary Stories (series), by Alvin Schwartz, for occult/Satanism, religious viewpoints and violence.


5. Bless Me, Ultima, by Rudolfo Anaya, for occult/Satanism, offensive language, religious viewpoint, sexually explicit and violence.


6. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky, for drugs, homosexuality, nudity, offensive language, sexually explicit and unsuited to age group.


7. Gossip Girl (series), by Cecily von Ziegesar, for offensive language, sexually explicit, and unsuited to age group.


8. Uncle Bobby’s Wedding, by Sarah S. Brannen, for homosexuality and unsuited to age group.


9. The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini, for offensive language, sexually explicit, and unsuited to age group.


10. Flashcards of My Life, by Charise Mericle Harper, for sexually explicit and unsuited to age group.


– American Library Association

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