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Monday, April 29, 2013

Top 10 Challenged Books of 2012

The ALA defines a challenge as "a formal, written complaint, filed with a library or school requesting that materials be removed because of content or appropriateness". The top 10 most frequently challenged books of 2012 are:
  1. Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey
  2. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by S Alexie
  3. Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher
  4. Fifty Shades of Grey, by E. L. James
  5. And Tango Makes Three, by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson
  6. The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini
  7. Looking for Alaska, by John Green
  8. Scary Stories (series), by Alvin Schwartz
  9. The Glass Castle, by Jeanette Walls
  10. Beloved, by Toni Morrison