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Infographic Explores Top Ten Banned Or Challenged Books Of 2010

As readers around the country celebrate Banned Books Week, The Huffington Post has created a massive infographic with excerpts from the top ten of the 348 books that were threatened in school libraries or curriculum last year.

Follow this link to explore the graphic with a laundry list of controversial themes, including: “homosexuality,” “religious viewpoint,” “unsuited to age group” and “political viewpoint.”

Here’s more from the post: “To mark Banned Books Week (Sept 24-Oct 1), we’ve created an infographic to highlight the most banned or challenged books of last year. Click below to read more, and click here to read the President of the American Library Association on why censorship continues to threaten our freedom to read. We’ll be posting more coverage of Banned Books Week events and commentary throughout the week.”

Top Ten Banned Or Challenged Books Of 2010

1. And Tango Makes Three by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson
2. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
3. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
4. Crank by Ellen Hopkins
5. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
6. Lush by Natasha Friend
7. What My Mother Doesn’t Know by Sonya Sones
8. Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By In America by Barbara Ehrenreich
9. Revolutionary Voices edited by Amy Sonnie
10. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

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