We compile lists of challenged books in order to inform the public about censorship efforts that affect libraries and schools. Books written for YA audiences, those featuring a YA main character, and classics that regularly appear on high school required reading lists. Skip to main content.
The YA book genre has been challenged, and often it's by parents who believe the content is too advanced for their teens. The reasons why always vary, but one thing is sure: These books still remain popular anyway, and are being read by people across the country. Even ' Harry Potter ' -- arguably the most popular book series of our time -- has been banned for promoting witchcraft, among other reasons.
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This list is also available as a PDF. Salinger The Catcher in the Rye It certainly seems to have had something for everyone.
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Charlie, our narrator, describes scenes from his life in a series of letters to an anonymous person. This book was banned in the USA for reasons of: homosexuality, sexually explicit, anti-family, offensive language, religious viewpoint, unsuited to age group, drugs and suicide. This Japanese manga series created by writer Tsugumi Ohba and artist Takeshi Obata was banned in several Chinese cities including Beijing.
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Every book will have its fans and its foes. But restricting reading for another person or group of people? That goes too far.
Evelina, 17, with her three-year-old daughter Hope, in Migori county, western Kenya. Some nations are working hard to allow girls to continue their education - but others are punishing students, says a Human Rights Watch report. Life isn't easy for her.