Ms. Fierros - Banned Books

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Many of the reasons these books were challenged are briefly explained at:
http://bookjourney.net/authors-interviews/banned-challenged-books-list/

 

The Chocolate War
http://bannedbooks.world.edu/2012/03/12/banned-books-awareness-chocolate-war/
https://dangerousbooks.wordpress.com/2008/05/01/the-chocolate-war/
http://www.marshall.edu/library/bannedbooks/books/chocolatewar.asp
The Lovely Bones
https://dangerousbooks.wordpress.com/2008/05/01/the-lovely-bones/
http://www.marshall.edu/library/bannedbooks/books/lovelybones.asp
Looking for Alaska
http://www.marshall.edu/library/bannedbooks/books/lookingforalaska.asp
http://www.slj.com/2013/10/censorship/john-green-says-looking-for-alaska-challenged-at-co-high-school/#_
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
http://bannedbooks.world.edu/2011/10/30/banned-books-awareness-caged-bird-sings/
http://www.oif.ala.org/oif/?p=1495
Go Ask Alice
https://dangerousbooks.wordpress.com/2008/05/01/go-ask-alice/
http://www.nypl.org/blog/2013/09/09/banned-book-list
The Catcher in the Rye
http://www.oif.ala.org/oif/?p=4174
http://www.ala.org/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks/classics/reasons
Summer of My German Soldier
http://businessclarksville.com/arts/banned-books-summer-of-my-german-soldier/2010/09/17/15495
Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
http://yaloveblog.com/2011/09/30/banned-books-week-staying-fat-for-sarah-byrnes-by-chris-crutcher/
http://censorshipdown.blogspot.com/2011/01/staying-fat-for-sarah-byrnes.html
http://www.marshall.edu/library/bannedbooks/books/stayingfatforsarahbyrnes.asp
The Glass Castle
http://www.marshall.edu/library/bannedbooks/books/glasscastle.asp
https://www.ila.org/content/documents/bbw_2013_short.pdf
Whale Talk
http://www.marshall.edu/library/bannedbooks/books/whaletalk.asp
http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/alabama-school-bans-childrens-book-whale-talk
The Giver
https://dangerousbooks.wordpress.com/2008/05/01/the-giver/
http://www.oif.ala.org/oif/?p=4192
http://bannedbooks.world.edu/2011/03/27/banned-books-awareness-giver-lois-lowry/

 

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