Banned Books Week: Movie Adaptions

Created on July 28, 2021, 3:45 pm

Last Updated July 28, 2021, 3:45 pm

1) Speak
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Among the top 10 most challenged books in 2020, Speak was banned and challenged for sexual violence.
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One of the most frequent classics to be challenged, To *** a Mockingbird has been banned and challenged for violence and explicit language.
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The book version of 13 Reasons Why has been challenged repeatedly for discussion of suicide.
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The Hate U Give has been challenged and banned for sexual content, explicit language, and being too political.
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The Handmaid's Tale has been banned for explicit language and sexually explicit content.
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The entire Harry Potter series has been challenged and banned for occultism and being anti religion.
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Captain Underpants has been challenged and pulled from shelves for offensive language and LGBTQ+ content.
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The Kite Runner has been challenged and banned for having sexually explicit content, LGBTQ+ content, violence, and explicit language.
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Looking for Alaska has been challenged and banned for sexually explicit content and offensive language.
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Banned and challenged for sexually explicit content, violence, and LGBTQ+ content.
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Fifty Shades of Grey has been banned and challenged for sexually explicit content, offensive language, and being anti-religion.
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My Sisters Keeper was challenged for LGTBQ+ content, offensive language, violence, and being anti-religion.
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark was banned and challenged for violence and being anti-religion.
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14) 1984
This entry no longer exists in the catalog
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Both the movie and the book A Clockwork Orange have been banned for sexually explicit content, violence, offensive language, and more. The movie was banned in the UK from 1973 to 1999.
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The Giver has been banned for violence and sexually explicit content.
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Bridge to Terabithia has been challenged and banned for occultism, atheism, and explicit language.
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Blood and Chocolate has been banned for sexually explicit content.
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Fahrenheit 451 has been banned for violence, explicit language, and being too political.
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Bless Me, Ultima has been banned for occultism, offensive language, violence, sexually explicit content, and being anti-religion.
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