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Read a Challenged Book- Top 10 Most Challenged of 2021
Call Number: Fic G493ge
Challenged, banned, and restricted for LGBTQIA+ content, conflicting with a religious viewpoint, and not reflecting “the values of our community.”
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by
Call Number: 305.800973 R463st
Banned and challenged because of the author’s public statements and because of claims that the book contains “selective storytelling incidents” and does not encompass racism against all people.
All American Boys by
Call Number: Fic R4635al
Banned and challenged for profanity, drug use, and alcoholism and because it was thought to promote antipolice views, contain divisive topics, and be “too much of a sensitive matter right now.”
Call Number: Fic A5475sp
Banned, challenged, and restricted because it was thought to contain a political viewpoint, it was claimed to be biased against male students, and it included rape and profanity.
To Kill a Mockingbird by
Call Number: PS3562.E353 T6 1999
Banned and challenged for racial slurs and their negative effect on students, featuring a “white savior” character, and its perception of the Black experience.
Of Mice and Men by
Call Number: PS3537.T3234 O2
Banned and challenged for racial slurs and racist stereotypes and their negative effect on students.
The Bluest Eye by
Call Number: PS3563.O8749 B55
Banned and challenged because it was considered sexually explicit and depicts child sexual abuse.
The Hate U Give by
Call Number: Fic T454ha
Challenged for profanity, and because it was thought to promote an antipolice message.
Fiction about Banned Books
Ban This Book by
Call Number: Fic G7734ba
Publication Date: 2017-08-29
Call Number: 741.5973 R325am
Publication Date: 2011-08-30
Fahrenheit 451 by
Call Number: PS3503.R167 F4 2012
Publication Date: 2012-01-10
Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2021
Censorship by the Numbers