Banned Books Week Sept. 24 – Oct. 1

Here is the list of the top 10 challenged books for 2010 and a nice poster to go along with it.
And Tango Makes Three
by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson
Reasons: homosexuality, religious viewpoint, unsuited to age group
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
by Sherman Alexie
Reasons: offensive language, racism, religious viewpoint, sex education, sexually explicit, violence, unsuited to age group
Brave New World
by Aldous Huxley
Reasons: insensitivity, offensive language, racism, sexually explicit
Crank
by Ellen Hopkins
Reasons: drugs, offensive language, racism, sexually explicit
The Hunger Games (series)
by Suzanne Collins
Reasons: sexually explicit, violence, unsuited to age group
Lush
by Natasha Friend
Reasons: drugs, sexually explicit, offensive language, unsuited to age group
What My Mother Doesn’t Know
by Sonya Sones
Reasons: sexism, sexually explicit, unsuited to age group
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America
by Barbara Ehrenreich
Reasons: drugs, inaccurate, offensive language, political viewpoint, religious viewpoint
Revolutionary Voices
edited by Amy Sonnie
Reasons: homosexuality, sexually explicit
Twilight (series)
by Stephanie Meyer
Reasons: sexually explicit, religious viewpoint, violence, unsuited to age group

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