26th Banned Books Week (29.09.2007 – 06.10.2007)

Today is the last day of Banned Books Week. Get some tips on how to celebrate this week here.

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10 Most Challenged Books of 2006

1. And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, for homosexuality, anti-family, and unsuited to age group;
2. Gossip Girls series by Cecily Von Ziegesar for homosexuality, sexual content, drugs, unsuited to age group, and offensive language;
3. Alice series by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor for sexual content and offensive language;
4. The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler for sexual content, anti-family, offensive language, and unsuited to age group;
5. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison for sexual content, offensive language, and unsuited to age group;
6. Scary Stories series by Alvin Schwartz for occult/Satanism, unsuited to age group, violence, and insensitivity
7. Athletic Shorts by Chris Crutcher for homosexuality and offensive language.
8. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky for homosexuality, sexually explicit, offensive language, and unsuited to age group
9. Beloved by Toni Morrison for offensive language, sexual content, and unsuited to age group;
10. The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier for sexual content, offensive language, and violence.

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