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time to start reading [Jun. 26th, 2006|04:42 pm]
According to the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom, The “10 Most Challenged Books of 2005″ (re: “banned”) are:

* “It’s Perfectly Normal” for homosexuality, nudity,
sex education, religious viewpoint, abortion and being unsuited to
age group;
* “Forever” by Judy Blume for sexual content and
offensive language;
* “The Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger for sexual
content, offensive language and being unsuited to age group;
* “The Chocolate War” by Robert Cormier for sexual
content and offensive language;
* “Whale Talk” by Chris Crutcher for racism and
offensive language;
* “Detour for Emmy” by Marilyn Reynolds for sexual content;
* “What My Mother Doesn’t Know” by Sonya Sones for
sexual content and being unsuited to age group;
* Captain Underpants series by Dav Pilkey for
anti-family content, being unsuited to age group and violence;
* “Crazy Lady!” by Jane Leslie Conly for offensive language; and
* “It’s So Amazing! A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth,
Babies, and Families” by Robie H. Harris for sex education and sexual

Off the list this year, but on for several years past, are the Alice
series of books by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, “Of Mice and Men” by John
Steinbeck and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain.”

-stolen from dream time publishing.com