Banned Books Week: 10 most challenged books of 2013
"The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison. Reasons: Offensive language, sexually explicit, unsuited to age group, violence. • "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie. Reasons: Drugs, alcohol and smoking, offensive language, racism, ...
Cozy up with a banned book today
The list includes “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Color Purple” by Alice Walker, “Beloved” by Toni Morrison and “Catch-22” by Joseph Heller. The American Library Association catalogs reasons books are challenged, including subject ...
Book lovers feature explicit, controversial content for Banned Books Week
... religious viewpoint, political viewpoint, racism or sexually explicit nature in 2013 were Fifty Shades of Grey, by E.L. James; The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins; Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey; and The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison.
Texas school district temporarily removes 7 books
... "The Working Poor: Invisible in America" by David K. Shipler; "Siddhartha" by Hermann Hesse; "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie; "An Abundance of Katherines" by John Green; and "Song of Solomon" by Toni Morrison.