Banned Books

HOW THE GARCIA GIRLS LOST THEIR ACCENTS

2008

Removed from Johnston County (NC) school libraries after a parent challenged its sexual content and profane language.

2007

Retained on the Northwest Suburban HS District 214 reading list in Arlington Heights (IL) along with eight other challenged titles. A newly elected school board member raised the controversy based on excerpts from the books she'd found on the Internet.

2003

Challenged in Fairfax (VA) school libraries by a group called Parents Against Bad Books in Schools for "profanity and descriptions of drug abuse, sexually explicit conduct and torture".


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  • A BANNED book has been removed from a library, classroom, etc.
  • A CHALLENGED book has been requested to be removed from a library, classroom, etc.

Site last modified August 17, 2010.  For more information contact Ron Titus.

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