List, Video, Infographic: ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) “Top 10 Challenged Books of 2016”
The “Top 10 Challenged Books of 2016” from ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) was released today as part of the State of America’s Libraries Report 2017.
Out of 323 challenges recorded by the American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Intellectual Freedom, the “Top Ten Most Challenged Books in 2016” are:
1 | This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki, illustrated by Jillian Tamaki
2 | Drama written and illustrated by Raina Telgemeier
3 | George by Alex Gino Despite
4 | I Am Jazz by Jazz Jennings and Jessica Herthel, illustrated by Shelagh McNicholas
5 | Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan
6 | Looking for Alaska by John Green
7 | Big Hard Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction, illustrated by Chip Zdarsky
8 | Make Something Up: Stories You Can’t Unread by Chuck Palahniuk
9 | Little Bill Books series by Bill Cosby, illustrated by Varnette P. Honeywood
10 | Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
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