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Top 10 Banned Books of 2007

In the current issue of the Freedom to Read Foundation’s newsletter, ALA’s ten most frequently challenged books from 2007 are listed as follows:

  • And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
  • The Chocolate War by Rober Cormier
  • Olive’s Ocean by Kevin Henkes
  • The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  • TTYL by Lauren Myracle
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  • It’s Perfectly Normal by Robie Harris
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Quite a few familiar titles, with a few additions.  If you want to report a challenge to the Office for Intellectual Freedom at ALA, call (800)545-2433, ext. 4223.

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