Banned Books 2010 – Living Dead Girl

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


Challenged, but retained at the Effingham (IL) Helen Matthes Library despite concerns about its graphic content and the unsatifactory ending. The book is about a fifteen-year-old’s perspective of living with her captor after being forcibly kidnapped and imprisoned at the age of ten.

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Last updated

August 3, 2010