This page highlights books that have been either banned or challenged in the United States. A book is challenged when calls are made for it to be banned or removed from the public’s access. This list of books is by no means exhaustive and will expand in honor of Banned Books Week each year.

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Title A Clockwork Orange
Author Anthony Burgess
Year Published 1962
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, crude language, violence
Additional Info A UT bookseller was arrested for selling this book in 1973.
Title A Farewell to Arms
Author Ernest Hemingway
Year Published 1940
Reason for Challenges Crude language, sexual content, violence
Additional Info The June 1929 edition of Scribner's Magazine, which published the book, was banned in Boston, MA.
Title A Light in the Attic
Author Shel Silverstein
Year Published 1981
Reason for Challenges Encouraging bad behavior, crude language, sexual content
Additional Info In 1985 this book was challenged at a WI elementary school for encourag[ing] children to break dishes so they won't have to dry them.
Title A Prayer for Owen Meany
Author John Irving
Year Published 1989
Reason for Challenges Crude language, sexual content
Additional Info In 2010, this book was removed from the Pelham, MA school district's suggested reading list.
Title A Wrinkle in Time
Author Madeleine L'Engle
Year Published 1963
Reason for Challenges Biblical references, witchcraft
Additional Info This book has been challenged for both being too religious and not religious enough.
Title Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Author Mark Twain
Year Published 1885
Reason for Challenges Coarse language, racial stereotypes, racial slurs
Additional Info Months after the book's release, it was banned by librarians in Concord, MA for being not suitable for trash.
Title American Psycho
Author Bret Easton Ellis
Year Published 1991
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, crude language, violence
Additional Info Gloria Steinem urged people to boycott this book. Years later, her step-son Christian Bale starred in the movie adaptation of the book.
Title An American Tragedy
Author Theodore Dreiser
Year Published 1925
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, violence
Additional Info In 1927, the book was banned in Boston, MA.
Title Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
Author Louise Rennison
Year Published 1999
Reason for Challenges Crude language, sexual content, LGBTQ content
Additional Info In 2009, a middle school in WI required students get written permission from their parents to read this book.
Title Animal Farm
Author George Orwell
Year Published 1945
Reason for Challenges Encouraging revolt, violence
Additional Info In 1987, 44 parents in Panama City, FL won a lawsuit in order to have the district's ban on this book, and 46 others, lifted.
Title Annie on My Mind
Author Nancy Garden
Year Published 1982
Reason for Challenges LGBTQ content
Additional Info Copies of this book were burned on the Kansas City School District office's steps.
Title Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
Author Judy Blume
Year Published 1970
Reason for Challenges Puberty, religious themes
Additional Info Blume once said, "Having the freedom to read and the freedom to choose is one of the best gifts my parents ever gave me."
Title As I Lay Dying
Author William Faulkner
Year Published 1930
Reason for Challenges Death, abortion
Additional Info Graves County School District in Mayfield, KY lifted the ban on this book after one week due to pressure from the ACLU.
Title Beloved
Author Toni Morrison
Year Published 1987
Reason for Challenges Slavery, violence, crude language
Additional Info When this book was removed from the Advanced Placement curriculum in Louisville, KY, the principal ordered the students to read The Scarlet Letter.
Title Blood and Chocolate
Author Annette Curtis Klause
Year Published 1997
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, supernatural elements
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the 10th most challenged book in 2001.
Title Bone (series)
Author Jeff Smith
Year Published 1991-2004
Reason for Challenges Tobacco, alcohol, gambling, racism, political viewpoint
Additional Info In response to learning about calls for the series to be banned, Smith said, "The point is that they are trying to take away someone else's ability to choose what they want to read, and you can't do that."
Title Brave New World
Author Aldous Huxley
Year Published 1931
Reason for Challenges Anti-religion and anti-family themes, sexual content
Additional Info Parents in Corona-Norco, CA attempted to get this book banned because it centered around negative activity.
Title Brideshead Revisited
Author Evelyn Waugh
Year Published 1945
Reason for Challenges LGBTQ themes, alcoholism, infidelity, sexual content
Additional Info In 2005, AL Rep. Gerald Allen proposed legislation that would have banned the use of public funds to purchase books such as this one that recognize or promote homosexuality as an acceptable lifestyle.
Title Bridge to Terabithia
Author Katherine Paterson
Year Published 1977
Reason for Challenges Promoting secular humanism, New Age religion, occultism, and Satanism
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the 8th most challenged book of the 1990s.
Title Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Author Dee Brown
Year Published 1970
Reason for Challenges Anti-American themes, violence
Additional Info In 1974, a WI school district official justified a ban on this book by saying, If there's a possibility that something might be controversial, then why not eliminate it.
Title Captain Underpants (series)
Author Dav Pilkey
Year Published 1997-2015
Reason for Challenges Crude language and imagery, violence,
Additional Info According to the ALA, this was the most challenged book in 2013 and 2012. It also appears on their top 10 lists for 2002, 2004, and 2005.
Title Carrie
Author Stephen King
Year Published 1974
Reason for Challenges Violence, puberty, anti-religious themes, bullying, occultism, crude language
Additional Info In response to his books being banned in 1992, King told kids to "hustle down to your public library, where these frightened people's reach must fall short in a democracy, or to your local bookstore, and get a copy of what has been banned. Read it carefully and discover what it is your elders don't want you to know."
Title Cat's Cradle
Author Kurt Vonnegut
Year Published 1963
Reason for Challenges Anti-religion themes, crude language
Additional Info In Minarcini v. Strongsville City School District (1976) a US district court overruled a school boards decision to remove this book from school libraries.
Title Catch-22
Author Joseph Heller
Year Published 1961
Reason for Challenges Crude language
Additional Info In Minarcini v. Strongsville City School District (1976) a U.S. District Court overturned an OH school's ban on the book.
Title Crank
Author Ellen Hopkins
Year Published 2004
Reason for Challenges Drugs, sexual content, crude language
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the 4th most challenged book in 2010.
Title Fahrenheit 451
Author Ray Bradbury
Year Published 1953
Reason for Challenges Crude language
Additional Info In 1992, a middle school in Irvine, CA only provided a version of this book which redacted words such as hell and damn.
Title Fifty Shades of Grey
Author E. L. James
Year Published 2011
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, violence
Additional Info This book made the ALA's top 10 most challenged books in 2012, 2013, and 2015.
Title Fight Club
Author Chuck Palahniuk
Year Published 1996
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, violence, anarchist themes, tobacco, alcohol
Additional Info In 2013, this book was removed from a Kathy, TX School District's required reading list after parent complaints.
Title Flowers for Algernon
Author Daniel Keyes
Year Published 1966
Reason for Challenges Sexual references, crude language
Additional Info In 1981, this book was banned from an AK high school because it described the sex act in explicit four-letter terms.
Title For Whom the Bell Tolls
Author Ernest Hemingway
Year Published 1940
Reason for Challenges Violence, crude language, sexual content
Additional Info This book was banned from being mailed by the US Post Office in 1940.
Title Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
Author Alison Bechdel
Year Published 2006
Reason for Challenges Violence, LGBTQ content, sexual content, graphic images
Additional Info In 2015, this book was the subject of a FIRE case at Crafton Hills College.
Title Go Ask Alice
Author Anonymous
Year Published 1971
Reason for Challenges Drugs, sexual content
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the 18th most challenged book of the 2000s.
Title Go Tell It on the Mountain
Author James Baldwin
Year Published 1953
Reason for Challenges Rape, violence, sexual content, poor treatment of women
Additional Info This book was challenged in Prince William County, VA in 1988 and Hudson Falls, NY in 1994.
Title Gone with the Wind
Author Margaret Mitchell
Year Published 1936
Reason for Challenges Racial slurs, sexual content, violence, death, slavery
Additional Info The book was banned from Anaheim, CA high schools in 1978.
Title Goosebumps (series)
Author R.L. Stine
Year Published 1992-1997
Reason for Challenges Violence, witchcraft, gambling, crude language
Additional Info In response to calls for this series to be banned Stine said, "It is a badge of honor to have people try to ban your books from schools and school libraries, only because it means your books have become popular and are being noticed. Unpopular books seldom get banned."
Title Gossip Girl (series)
Author Cecily von Ziegesar
Year Published 2002-2011
Reason for Challenges Violence, sexual content, alcohol, drugs, LGBTQ content
Additional Info This book made the ALA's top 10 most challenged books in 2006, 2008, and 2011.
Title Harry Potter (series)
Author J.K. Rowling
Year Published 1997-2007
Reason for Challenges Witchcraft, violence
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the most challenged book of the 2000s.
Title Heather Has Two Mommies
Author Lesléa Newman
Year Published 1989
Reason for Challenges LGBTQ content
Additional Info According to Newman, the book was banned, burned, and defecated on by library patrons in Ohio.
Title His Dark Materials (series)
Author Philip Pullman
Year Published 1995-2000
Reason for Challenges Atheist themes, anti-Christian themes, violence, political viewpoint
Additional Info In response to the ALA listing his series as the second most challenged book in, 2008 Pullman said he was very glad to be back in the top 10 banned books.
Title Howl and Other Poems
Author Allen Ginsberg
Year Published 1956
Reason for Challenges LGBT content, sexual content, crude language, drug, alcohol, tobacco
Additional Info In 1957, US Customs seized 520 copies of this book. Later that same year, this book was declared not obscene in a court decision.
Title I Am Jazz
Author Jessica Herthel & Jazz Jennings
Year Published 2014
Reason for Challenges LGBTQ content, sex education, religious viewpoint
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the 4th most challenged in 2016 and 3nd most challenged in 2015.
Title I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Author Maya Angelou
Year Published 1969
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, rape, LGBTQ content, anti-white sentiment
Additional Info In response to her books being banned, Angelou once said, "Many times I've been called the most banned. And many times my books are banned by people who never read two sentences."
Title In Cold Blood
Author Truman Capote
Year Published 1966
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, violence, crude language
Additional Info In 2012, parents in CA unsuccessfully attempted to bar a teacher from assigning this book.
Title Invisible Man
Author Ralph Ellison
Year Published 1952
Reason for Challenges Crude language, violence, sexual content
Additional Info In 2013, this book was banned from school libraries in Randolph County, NC.
Title James and the Giant Peach
Author Roald Dahl
Year Published 1961
Reason for Challenges Witchcraft, crude language, racism, sexual references, alcohol and drug references, being too scary
Additional Info In 1986, a WI town banned this book because religious groups thought a scene featuring a spider licking her lips could be taken in two ways, including sexual.
Title Junie B. Jones (series)
Author Barbara Park
Year Published 1992-2011
Reason for Challenges Poor grammar, poor social values
Additional Info Park once said, "The first negative letter was from a grandmother in Minnesota who was annoyed that Junie B. had acted out and that she wasn't using the Queen's English."
Title Lady Chatterley's Lover
Author D.H. Lawrence
Year Published 1928
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, crude language
Additional Info This book was banned by US customs in 1929.
Title Leaves of Grass
Author Walt Whitman
Year Published 1855
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, LGBTQ themes, crude language
Additional Info The Yale University president in 1870 equated Whitman's writing of this poem to walking naked through the streets.
Title Lolita
Author Vladimir Nabokov
Year Published 1955
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, pedophilia
Additional Info This book was not published in the US for 10 years due to its content.
Title Looking for Alaska
Author John Green
Year Published 2005
Reason for Challenges Offensive language, sexual content, unsuited for age group
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the most challenged book in 2012. It also appears on their top 10 lists for 2013 and 2016.
Title Lord of the Flies
Author William Golding
Year Published 1954
Reason for Challenges Violence, crude language, racism, sexual content
Additional Info In 1981, the book was challenged in NC because it implies man is little more than an animal.
Title Mein Kampf
Author Adolf Hitler
Year Published 1925
Reason for Challenges Nazism, racism
Additional Info In 2016, this book was published for the first time since WWII in Germany.
Title My Brother Sam Is Dead
Author James & Christopher Collier
Year Published 1974
Reason for Challenges Violence, crude language, alcohol
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the 12th most challenged book of the 1990s.
Title My Sister's Keeper
Author Jodi Picoult
Year Published 2004
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, LGBTQ content, crude language, religious viewpoints, drugs, violence, sexism
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the 7th most challenged book in 2009.
Title Naked Lunch
Author William S. Burroughs
Year Published 1959
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, crude language, drugs
Additional Info In 1966, the State Supreme Court of MA reversed a Superior Court decision which found this book obscene.
Title Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan
Author Jeanette Winter
Year Published 2009
Reason for Challenges Religious viewpoint, unsuited to age group, and violence
Additional Info This book was challenged in Eau Claire, WI for containing an Islamic prayer.
Title Native Son
Author Richard Wright
Year Published 1940
Reason for Challenges Crude language, sex, violence
Additional Info This book was challenged in NH and NJ in 1978.
Title Nineteen Eighty-Four
Author George Orwell
Year Published 1949
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, violence
Additional Info In 1981, this book was challenged in Jackson County, FL for being pro-communist ironically.
Title Of Mice and Men
Author John Steinbeck
Year Published 1937
Reason for Challenges Crude language, racial slurs, sexual references
Additional Info In 1989, those who challenged the book in Chattanooga, TN cited Steinbeck's anti-business attitude and questionable patriotism.
Title One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Author Ken Kesey
Year Published 1962
Reason for Challenges Violence, crime, sexual content, death, drugs, promoting secular humanism
Additional Info In 1978, the book was banned from an ID high school and a teacher was fired for assigning it.
Title Persepolis (series)
Author Marjane Satrapi
Year Published 2000-2003
Reason for Challenges Religious content, gambling, crude language, political viewpoint, violence
Additional Info In 2015, this book was the subject of a FIRE case at Crafton Hills College.
Title Picture of Dorian Gray
Author Oscar Wilde
Year Published 1890
Reason for Challenges LGBTQ content, sexual content, crude language, drugs, alcohol
Additional Info The uncensored version of this book was published for the first time by Harvard University Press in 2011.
Title Rabbit, Run
Author John Updike
Year Published 1960
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, crude language
Additional Info In 1976, high school students in Aroostook County, ME had to receive parental permission to borrow this book from school libraries.
Title Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Author Mildred D. Taylor
Year Published 1976
Reason for Challenges Crude language, racial slurs
Additional Info In 1993, this book was removed from a LA high school curriculum for racial bias.
Title Saga (series)
Author Brian K. Vaughan
Year Published 2012-present
Reason for Challenges Sexual content and imagery, crude language, anti-family themes, LGBTQ content
Additional Info In 2013, due to a misinterpretation of Apple's policy on part of the comic book subscription service ComiXology, the 12th book of this series was temporarily unavailable in the Apple App Store due to sexual content.
Title Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (series)
Author Alvin Schwartz
Year Published 1981-1991
Reason for Challenges Violence, witchcraft
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the most challenged book in the 1990s and the 7th most challenged of the 2000s.
Title Slaughterhouse-Five
Author Kurt Vonnegut
Year Published 1969
Reason for Challenges Violence, crude language, religious references, sexual content
Additional Info In 1973, this book was burned in Drake, ND.
Title Song of Solomon
Author Toni Morrison
Year Published 1977
Reason for Challenges Crude language, racial slurs, sexual content
Additional Info In 2009, a high school in Shelby, MI lifted its ban on this book, but for it to be assigned parents had to be informed in writing and in person about the book's content.
Title Sons and Lovers
Author D.H. Lawrence
Year Published 1913
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, Oedipal themes
Additional Info In 1961, Mothers United for Decency made a smutmobile and displayed this book.
Title Sophie's Choice
Author William Styron
Year Published 1979
Reason for Challenges Crude language, racial slurs, violence, sexual content
Additional Info In 2002, calls for this book's censorship due to sexual content failed at CA's La Mirada High School.
Title The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Author Sherman Alexie
Year Published 2007
Reason for Challenges Alcohol, bullying, violence, sexual references, crude language, racial slurs, sexual content, anti-Christian themes
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the most challenged book in 2014. It also appears on their top 10 lists from 2010 to 2013.
Title The Anarchist Cookbook
Author William Powell
Year Published 1971
Reason for Challenges The manufacturing of illicit narcotics and explosives
Additional Info In 2000, Powell called for his book to no longer be published, but did not hold the copyright needed to stop its publication.
Title The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Author Alex Haley & Malcolm X
Year Published 1965
Reason for Challenges Promoting criminal activity, anti-white sentiment, political viewpoint
Additional Info In 1994, a Jacksonville, FL library required permission slips for teens who wanted to check this book out.
Title The Awakening
Author Kate Chopin
Year Published 1899
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, suicide
Additional Info Chopin was removed from her Fine Arts Club after publishing this book.
Title The Bible
Author
Year Published
Reason for Challenges Religious viewpoint
Additional Info This book made the ALA's top 10 most challenged books in 2015.
Title The Call of the Wild
Author Jack London
Year Published 1903
Reason for Challenges Violent content, not appropriate for young audiences
Additional Info This book was burned in Nazi Germany and banned in Italy and Yugoslavia.
Title The Catcher in the Rye
Author J.D. Salinger
Year Published 1951
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, crude language, violence
Additional Info In 1963, this book was challenged by parents in Tulsa, OK for being anti-white and obscene.
Title The Chocolate War
Author Robert Cormier
Year Published 1974
Reason for Challenges Crude language, religious content, sexual content, violence
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the 3rd most challenged book of the 1990s and 4th most challenged in the 2000s.
Title The Color Purple
Author Alice Walker
Year Published 1982
Reason for Challenges Violence, sexual content, racial slurs, drugs
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the 17th most challenged book in both the 1990s and 2000s.
Title The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Author Mark Haddon
Year Published 2003
Reason for Challenges Crude language, profanity, religious viewpoint, unsuited for age group, atheism
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the 5th most challenged book in 2015.
Title The Face on the Milk Carton
Author Caroline B. Cooney
Year Published 1990
Reason for Challenges Kidnapping, cult references, sexual content
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the 29th most challenged book of the 2000s.
Title The Fighting Ground
Author Avi
Year Published 1984
Reason for Challenges Violence, crude language
Additional Info In 2009, this book was banned from a Panama City, FL school library due to the soldiers' use of profanity.
Title The Giver
Author Lois Lowry
Year Published 1993
Reason for Challenges Crude language, sexual content, violence
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the 11th most challenged book in both the 1990s.
Title The Glass Castle
Author Jeannette Walls
Year Published 2005
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, abuse, racism, alcohol, crude language
Additional Info According to the ALA, this book was the 9th most challenged book in 2012.
Title The Grapes of Wrath
Author John Steinbeck
Year Published 1939
Reason for Challenges Crude language, sexual references
Additional Info In 1939, copies of the book were burned by the East St. Louis Public Library.
Title The Great Gatsby
Author F. Scott Fitzgerald
Year Published 1925
Reason for Challenges Coarse language, sexual content
Additional Info This book was challenged at Charleston, SC's Baptist College in 1987.
Title The Handmaid's Tale
Author Margaret Atwood
Year Published 1985
Reason for Challenges Sexuality, profanity, suicide, violence, anti-Christian themes
Additional Info In 2012, parents in Guilford County, NC tried to have this book banned because it denigrate[s] Christianity.
Title The Hunger Games
Author Suzanne Collins
Year Published 2008-2010
Reason for Challenges Offensive language, fantasy elements, violence, sexual content
Additional Info This book made the ALA's top 10 most challenged books in 2010, 2011, and 2013.
Title The Jungle
Author Upton Sinclair
Year Published 1906
Reason for Challenges Author'socialist views
Additional Info This book was burned in Nazi Germany and has been banned in Yugoslavia and South Korea.
Title The Kite Runner
Author Khaled Hosseini
Year Published 2003
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, LGBTQ content, religious content, crude language, violence
Additional Info This book made the ALA's top 10 most challenged books in 2008, 2012, 2014.
Title The Lord of the Rings
Author J.R.R. Tolkien
Year Published 1954
Reason for Challenges Violence, witchcraft
Additional Info In 2001, copies of this book were burned outside of a church in NM in a holy fire.
Title The Outsiders
Author S.E. Hinton
Year Published 1967
Reason for Challenges Violence, gangs, tobacco, alcohol, crude language
Additional Info In 1986, this book was challenged in Milwaukee, WI partially because virtually all the characters are from broken homes.
Title The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Author Stephen Chbosky
Year Published 1999
Reason for Challenges LGBTQ content, crude language, sexual content, abuse, drugs, tobacco, alcohol, abortion
Additional Info This book made the ALA's top 10 most challenged books in 2004, 2006-2009, 2013, and 2014.
Title The Satanic Verses
Author Salman Rushdie
Year Published 1988
Reason for Challenges Anti-Muslim themes, sexual content, crude language, racial slurs
Additional Info Ayatollah Khomeni issued a fatwa calling for the death of Rushdie for publishing this book.
Title The Sun Also Rises
Author Ernest Hemingway
Year Published 1926
Reason for Challenges Crude language, sexual content
Additional Info In 1930, this book was banned in Boston, MA. In 1960, it was banned in Riverside and San Jose, CA.
Title The Things They Carried
Author Tim O'Brien
Year Published 1990
Reason for Challenges Crude language, sexual content, violence
Additional Info This book was challenged in a TX school district in 2016 for being complete garbage trash.
Title Their Eyes Were Watching God
Author Zora Neale Hurston
Year Published 1937
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, rape, crude language, murder
Additional Info A 1997 challenge based on the book's sexual content failed at Brentsville, VA's Stonewall Jackson High School.
Title Thirteen Reasons Why
Author Jay Asher
Year Published 2007
Reason for Challenges Suicide, sexual content, drugs, tobacco, alcohol
Additional Info After the release of the Netflix show based off this book and 7 teen suicides, it was temporarily pulled from a CO school district's libraries.
Title To Kill a Mockingbird
Author Harper Lee
Year Published 1960
Reason for Challenges Crude language, racial slurs
Additional Info In 1977, this book was temporarily banned in Eden Vally, MN for profanity such as damn and whore lady.
Title Tropic of Cancer
Author Henry Miller
Year Published 1934
Reason for Challenges Obscenity, sexual content
Additional Info This book was banned by US Customs in 1934. In Grove Press v. Gerstein (1964) the Supreme Court of the US found that the book was not obscene.
Title ttyl (series)
Author Lauren Myracle
Year Published 2004-2007
Reason for Challenges Crude language, sexual content, poor grammar, alcohol
Additional Info When asked about those who want to ban her books Myracle once said, "They want to keep their kids safe. But parents aren't always realistic. One said to me, 'I can't believe you introduced my 13-year-old daughter to thong underwear.' I'm pretty sure she knows about them already."
Title Twilight (series)
Author Stephenie Meyer
Year Published 2005-2008
Reason for Challenges Sexual content, religious viewpoint, fantasy elements, violence
Additional Info This book made the ALA's top 10 most challenged books in 2009 and 2010.
Title Ulysses
Author James Joyce
Year Published 1922
Reason for Challenges Coarse language, sexual content
Additional Info In the 1920s, the US Post Office burned copies of the book.
Title Uncle Tom's Cabin
Author Harriet Beecher Stowe
Year Published 1852
Reason for Challenges Abolitionist themes, racial slurs, racism
Additional Info This book was burned throughout the south after its release due to its abolitionist message.
Title Where's Waldo?
Author Martin Handford
Year Published 1987
Reason for Challenges Nudity
Additional Info A Long Island school in the 1990s banned this book due to an illustration of a woman sunbathing topless.