The 8 Most Banned Books of the 21st Century

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This young adult series is a repeat offender. People requested the books be removed from the library due to nudity, sexually explicit material, ... more 
Photo by: Babble
ttyl (series) by Lauren Myracle
This young adult series is a repeat offender. People requested the books be removed from the library due to nudity, sexually explicit material, offensive language, being unsuited to the target age group, and drugs. Or, in other words, as flashlightworthybooks.com reports, "it reads just like any supermarket tabloid or WB television show."
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Fri, Aug 17, 2012 2:56 PM EDT
Believe it or not, more than fifty years after it was first published and the era that ushered in the Civil Rights Movement, To Kill A Mockingbird is still among the top ten books banned or censored in libraries. If we continue to ban material that "might" be deemed offensive to "anyone" then it won't be long before we raise a generation that is completely ignorant. Each year, the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom compiles a list of the top ten most frequently challenged books in order to inform the public about censorship in libraries and schools. Here are the top ten books that made the list of most challenged books from 2000-2011. - By Monica Bielanko

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