Tag Archives: Banned Books Week

Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2015

Jessica    September 27, 2016    Comments Off on Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2015

It’s that time of year again! Where we, as a library, and as book lovers, celebrate our right to read anything and everything. Here’s a list of books that have been challenged. We’re listing them so you can exercise your …

Challenged! #1 of 10 – Most Banned Book of 2014

Jessica    October 3, 2015    Comments Off on Challenged! #1 of 10 – Most Banned Book of 2014

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, though a 2007 National Book Award Winner, was the most challenged book of 2014.

Wondering why? It’s been accused of the following: anti-family, cultural insensitivity, drugs/alcohol/smoking, gambling, offensive …

Challenged! #2 of 10

Jessica    October 2, 2015    Comments Off on Challenged! #2 of 10

Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, which takes place during Iran’s Islamic Revolution, was the second most challenged book of 2014.

Wondering why? It’s been accused of the following: gambling, offensive language, political viewpoint. Additional reasons: “politically, racially, and socially offensive,” “graphic …

Challenged! #3 of 10

Jessica    October 1, 2015    Comments Off on Challenged! #3 of 10

And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, a true story based on two male penguins who nurtured an egg together, was the third most challenged book of 2014.

Wondering why? It’s been accused of the following: anti-family, …