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Reader List: Top Ten Challenged Books of the 2000s


Top 10 Challenged Books of the 2000s
submitted in October 2008 by BookMan

These were the top 10 books most challenged in libraries around the country during the early years of the 21st century, according to an article in the Lincoln Journal Star on 10/11/2008.

And Tango Makes Three
by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell (jP Richardson)

The Chocolate War
by Robert Cormier

Olive’s Ocean
by Kevin Henkes (j Henkes)

The Golden Compass
by Phillip Pullman (j Pullman / jPB (Series) Pullman)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain (Twain)

The Color Purple
by Alice Walker (Walker)

by Lauren Myracle (YA PB (Series) Myracle)

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
by Maya Angelou (Biography Angelou)

It’s Perfectly Normal
by Robie Harris (j612.6 Har)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
by Stephen Chbosky (YA PB Chbosky)