Banned Books 2018 – Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments, With Recipes, Romances and Home Remedies

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


Now available only as excerpts used in the 11th and 12th-grade Spanish courses at Uplift Charter Schools’ North Hills (TX) Preparatory School, this magic realism title by a Mexican author was deemed “too complex for the grade level assigned.”


Removed from the reading list at Nampa (ID) High School because it was considered too racy for sophomores.


Challenged by a parent at the Arrowhead High School in Merton (WI) as an elective reading list assignment because the book contains “sexually explicit and inappropriate material.”

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Last updated

July 25, 2018