This year’s list of most challenged books has been released by the ALA and the Hunger Games series makes the cut again. The list is compiled from books that are most often challenged by both parents and educators as inappropriate reading material for children or teens.
As “The Hunger Games” trilogy becomes more popular, more parents and educators are questioning whether it belongs on school library shelves at all.
For the second year in a row, Suzanne Collins’ work was among the most “challenged” books, as reported Sunday by the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom. The association defines a challenge as “a formal, written complaint filed with a library or school requesting that a book or other material be restricted or removed because of its content or appropriateness.”
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