Infographic: Top Ten Banned or Challenged Classic Novels

Banned Book Week ended on Saturday of last week, so the following infographic is a tad past due.

It was assembled by BookPal, and it shows 10 well-known novels that have been banned or challenged in the US (based on ALA data). The infographic shows the reasons for banning each book, as well as the number of challenges by year and by reason.

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Infographic: Top Ten Banned or Challenged Classic Novels  AAP Infographic

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Nate Hoffelder

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader: He's here to chew bubble gum and fix broken websites, and he is all out of bubble gum. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills at the drop of a hat. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

1 Comment

  1. Sharon Reamer1 October, 2013

    Wow. Just wow. I got the urge to reread or read several of those based on the reasons for banning. Reaffirms my gladness that I’m an expat in Europe.

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