Frequently Challenged Books for Children

The titles featured here are only a small sample of frequently challenged books for adults, but they represent a wide range of subjects, genres, themes.  Click on any of the covers to place a hold, and click one of the links to view frequently challenged titles for teens and adults.

Reasons: Anti-religion, sexual content, unsuited for age group

Reasons: Anti-religion, sexual content, unsuited for age group

Reasons: Reasons: nudity; sex education; sexually explicit; unsuited to age group

Reasons: Reasons: nudity; sex education; sexually explicit; unsuited to age group

Reasons: Alcohol, offensive language, violence

Reasons: Alcohol, offensive language, violence

Reasons: offensive language, violence

Reasons: offensive language, violence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reasons: Occult/Satanism, unsuited to age group

Reasons: Occult/Satanism, unsuited to age group

Reasons: offensive language, violence, unsuited to age group

Reasons: offensive language, violence, unsuited to age group

Reasons: homosexuality

Reasons: homosexuality

Reasons: Anti-Christian; anti-religion; occult

Reasons: Anti-Christian; anti-religion; occult

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reasons: Violence; unsuited to age group

Reasons: Violence; unsuited to age group

Reasons: occult/Satanism, offensive language, violence

Reasons: occult/Satanism, offensive language, violence

Reasons: Offensive language, unsuited for age group, violence

Reasons: Offensive language, unsuited for age group, violence

Reasons: anti-religion, religious viewpoint

Reasons: anti-religion, religious viewpoint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reasons: Anti-family, homosexuality, political viewpoint, religious viewpoint, unsuited for age group, “promotes the homosexual agenda”

Reasons: Anti-family, homosexuality, political viewpoint, religious viewpoint, unsuited for age group, “promotes the homosexual agenda”

Reasons: anti-family, occult/Satanism, religious viewpoint, violence

Reasons: anti-family, occult/Satanism, religious viewpoint, violence

Reasons: insensitivity, occult/Satanism, religious viewpoint, unsuited to age group, and violence

Reasons: insensitivity, occult/Satanism, religious viewpoint, unsuited to age group, and violence

Reasons: nudity, offensive language, sexually explicit

Reasons: nudity, offensive language, sexually explicit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reasons: violence, "promotes violence towards fathers"

Reasons: violence, “promotes violence towards fathers”

Reasons: violence, "promotes disrespect"

Reasons: violence, “promotes disrespect”

Reasons: occult/Satanic; violence; unsuited to age group

Reasons: occult/Satanic; violence; unsuited to age group

Reasons: anti-Christian, violence

Reasons: anti-Christian, violence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you read any of the books on this list?  Are you surprised by any of the titles?  Let us know!

—Katie, Adult Reference