Posted by: bluesyemre | April 17, 2013

Top 10 challenged books, 2001-

The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things, by Carolyn Mackler. 2006 (#4). 2009 (#8). Reasons: anti-family, offensive language, sexually explicit, unsuited to age group.

  • Each year, the ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom ( compiles a list of the top 10 most frequently challenged books in order to inform the public about censorship in libraries and schools. See The ALA condemns censorship and works to ensure free access to information. Celebrate Banned Books Week ( in the fall.

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