Most Challenged Books

Most Challenged Books

Eight of the 10 most challenged books last year were based on L.G.B.T.Q. subjects or narratives, the American Library Association said in its annual ranking of books that were banned or protested in schools and public libraries.

One of them parodied Marlon Bundo, Vice President Mike Pence’s rabbit. Another told a story about a marriage between two men. Other books on the 2019 list were stories about children and transgender identity.

Are there books that you don’t think should be in schools or public libraries? If so, what and why? What do you think of the rising number of challenges to L.G.B.T.Q. books specifically? Why?

Tell us in the comments, then read the related article to learn more about the various books and why they were challenged.