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Recommended Reading: Banned Books: Children's and Young Adult

Background

Children's and Young Adult books tend to be banned or contested more than other pieces of literature, due to parents wanting to "protect" their children. As a result,  public schools have often pulled books from their classrooms and libraries. The American Library Association dedicates a section of their website to banned and challenged books. Within that there are sections on Frequently Challenged Books and the Top Ten Most Challenged Book Lists

Children's Books

Young Adult Books