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The Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2017

The numbers are in, and the most challenged books of 2017 are . . .

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Books that are new on the list this year: The Hate U Give, Sex is a Funny Word

Books that were on the list last year: Drama, George, I Am Jazz

Books that were on older lists and have returned: And Tango Makes Three, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Thirteen Reasons Why, The Kite Runner

Or if you’d prefer your challenged book news in video form . . .

And some data for you . . .

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Artwork courtesy of the American Library Association, ala.org/bbooks/NLW-Top10

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.