ALA's Top Ten List of the Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2010

Posted on May 10, 2011

The ALA recently released its list of the ten Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2010. Topping the list was And Tango Makes Three, a children's book that tells the true story of two male Emperor Penguins hatching and parenting a baby chick at New York's Central Park Zoo. The book has appeared on the ALA's top ten challenged books list for the past five years. Here is the list:

  1. And Tango Makes Three by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson
  2. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
  3. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  4. Crank by Ellen Hopkins
  5. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  6. Lush by Natasha Friend
  7. What My Mother Doesn't Know by Sonya Sones
  8. Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By In America by Barbara Ehrenreich
  9. Revolutionary Voices edited by Amy Sonnie
  10. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

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