Hunger Games Hits #3 On The Top Challenged Books List
The trilogy by Suzanne Collins was No. 3 on the American Library Association's list of most challenged books — those that face complaints by parents and library patrons because of "unsuitable" content — for 2011. It was No. 5 in 2010.
Complaints levelled against the books included "anti-ethnic; anti-family; insensitivity; offensive language; occult/satanic; violence." The Hunger Games, which centres on a violent conflict in the arena, continues withCatching Fire and Mockingjay, which involve a bloody rebellion against a totalitarian state.
List Of Top 10 challenged books:
- ttyl; ttfn; l8r, g8r (series), by Lauren Myracle.
- The Color of Earth (series), by Kim Dong Hwa.
- The Hunger Games trilogy, by Suzanne Collins.
- My Mom's Having A Baby! A Kid's Month-by-Month Guide to Pregnancy, by Dori Hillestad Butler.
- The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie.
- Alice (series), by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.
- Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley.
- What My Mother Doesn't Know, by Sonya Sones.
- Gossip Girl (series), by Cecily Von Ziegesar.
- To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee.