The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie is the most challenged book of 2014. Folks think it’s inappropriate for students because (according to them!) it contains violence, sexual content and offensive language.
What do you think? Is it right to keep people from reading books because some people don’t agree with the content? Should you be allowed to decide for yourself? Why or why not?
Come check it out, read the book and tell us what you think!
Want to know more aobut how and why are books banned and challenged? Here’s a nifty little infographic from the American Library Association.