Top 11 Most Challenged Books in 2018

The American Library Association has released the top eleven most challenged books from last year. Their Office of Intellectual Freedom tracked 347 challenges to materials in 2018 that included 483 books. You will see that once again many of the books are challenged for having LGBTQIA+ content. Here are the top ten:

George A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo

George by Alex Gino

A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss, illustrated by EG Keller

The Adventures of Captain Underpants (Captain Underpants, #1) The Hate U Give

Captain Underpants series by Dav Pilkey

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Drama Thirteen Reasons Why

Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

This One Summer Skippyjon Jones

This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki, illustrated by Jillian Tamaki

Skippyjon Jones series by Judy Schachner

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian This Day in June

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

This Day in June by Gayle E. Pitman, illustrated by Kristyna Litten

Two Boys Kissing

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

 

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