Banned Books 2019 – The Facts Speak for Themselves

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


The principal of Fort King Middle School in Ocala (FL) pulled this YA novel from the school library after parents complained about its allegedly “pornographic” language. The parents also
protested to the state board of education. There is no record of a formal challenge being initiated. According to the district, the book has been retained.

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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

July 11, 2019