Banned Book Week

September 25-October 2, 2010

Book Cover

The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things


Challenged and or banned for offensive language, being sexually explicit and unsuited to age group.


Banned for sexual content, being anti-family, offensive language and being unsuited to age group.


Banned by the Carrol County Superintendent in Westminister (MD), but after protests from students, librarians, national organizations and the publisher, the book was returned to high school libraries, but not middle schools. The superintendent objected to the book's use of profanity and its sexual references.

Held at Cabell County Public Library

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