Banned Books 2010 – The Bean Trees

Marshall University does not ban books! The information is provided to let people know what has been banned/challenged elsewhere.


Challenged at the William s. Hart Union High School District in Saugus (CA) as required summer reading for the honors English program because the novel includes sexual scenes and vulgar language. Students have the option of alternative assignments that still meet objectives and teaching goals.

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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.

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Last updated

August 2, 2010