Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical (hermionesviolin) wrote,
Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical

because people seem to be confused

The American Library Association has a list of the "The 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990–2000," located here. Yes, that says "challenged;" not all of them have necessarily been banned.

Explanations for many challenges/bans are located here.

The ALA also has a page containing a summary of "Challenges by Initiator, Institution, Type, and Year." It doesn't address any of the individual titles, but is good if you just want an overview of why/when/where/by whom books are challenged.

[And for any who don't know why this lemming is going around, Banned Books Week is this coming week, Saturday to Saturday. My lemming-ness regarding this list is located here.]
Tags: books: banned/challenged
  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.