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Difference between a challenged & banned book" http://www.ala.org/bbooks/about
Annual List of Banned & Challenged Books (American Library Association- ALA)
The links to list of books challenged, restricted, removed, or banned each as reported in the Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom are below. Some links download a PDF of each list while others link to a web page.
Frequently Challenged Books
American Library Associations's Office for Intellectual Freedom receives reports from libraries, schools, and the media on attempts to ban books in communities across the country.