Each year, the ALA workplace for Intellectual Freedom records hundreds of efforts by people and teams to own publications taken out of libraries racks and from classrooms. These games are publications regarding the Radcliffe Publishing Course Top 100 Novels for the twentieth Century which have been banned or challenged.
When you have details about bans or challenges in schools or libraries, please contact the working Office for Intellectual Freedom. If you want to aid any office's operate in supplying private support to libraries and schools that face censorship efforts, please contemplate making a contribution.
The fantastic Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Challenged during the Baptist university in Charleston, SC (1987) as a result of "language and references that are sexual the book.
The Catcher within the Rye, by JD Salinger
This title has been a favorite target of censors since its publication.
- In 1960, an instructor in Tulsa, OK was fired for assigning the guide to an eleventh grade english course. The teacher appealed and had been reinstated because of the educational college board, nevertheless the guide had been taken from use within the institution.