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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 PLACES WHERE BOOKS HAVE BEEN CHALLENGED (from 2000 to 2009) College Classes 114 Classrooms 1,811 School Libraries 1,639 Public Libraries 1,217 AcademicLibraries 30 College Classes 114 CHALLENGED BOOKS (CAUSE FOR CONCERN?) From 2000 to 2009, 5,099 book challenges were reported to the Office for Intellectual Freedom.In 2013 alone, 307 challenges were reported. Is America becoming a land of censorship? WHO, EXACTLY, IS CHALLENGING? (from 2000 to 2009) PARENTS (2,535 Challenges) PATRONS (516 Challenges) ADMINISTRATORS (489 Challenges) REASONS FOR CHALLENGES (from 2000-2009) "Sexually Explicit" (1,577) "Offensive Language" (1,291) "Unsuited to Age Group" (989) "Violence" (619) "Homosexuality" (361) "Religious Viewpoint" (291) "Occult/Satanic Themes" (274) "Anti-family" (119) Every year, updates a list of the most frequently challenged books, as well as authors.To make sure you are within your rights as a librarian and/or patron, visit the Library Bill of Rights at obtained from, Most Frequently Challenged Books 2013 (307 challenges) 1. Captain Underpants, Pilkey2. Bluest Eye, Morrison3. Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Alexie4. Fifty Shades of Grey, James5. The Hunger Games, Collins6. A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl, Stone7. Looking for Alaska, Green8. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Chbosky9. Bless Me Ultima, Anaya10. Bone (series), Smith Most Frequently Challenged Authors 2012 1. Dav Pilkey2. Sherman Alexie3. Jay Asher4. E.L. James5. Ellen Hopkins6. Jimmy Santiago Baca7. Patricia Polacco8. John Green9. Luis Alberto Urrea10. Alvin Schwartz11. Dagberto Glib TRIVIA TIPWhat was the first book challenged, or banned, in the U.S., and when?Answer: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain (1885)
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