Banned Books 2023 – Sold

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


Sold was one of 35 titles challenged by a parent in the Council Rock School District (PA) for “sexual content.” While McCormick’s novel was retained, Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home was removed from high school libraries despite the review committee’s recommendation of retaining it.

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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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Ron Titus,

Last updated

August 22, 2023