America’s Libraries


The American Library Association has released its annual Top Ten List of Frequently Challenged Books, which is included in the ALA’s yearly State of America’s Libraries Report. You can read the report in its entirety here.

The Top Ten Most Challenged Books of 2015 were:

1.      Looking for Alaska, by John Green

2.      Fifty Shades of Grey, by E. L. James

3.      I Am Jazz, by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings

4.      Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out, by Susan Kuklin

5.      The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon

6.      The Holy Bible

7.      Fun Home, by Alison Bechdel
8.      Habibi, by Craig Thompson

9.      Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan, by Jeanette Winter

10.   Two Boys Kissing, by David Levithan

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