Books The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001

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A list of controversial books or unorthodox publications that have yielded formal written complaints, were almost banned books and were therefore considered "challenged books" between 1990 and 2001. This challenged books list can be sorted by any column. Source: Office for Intellectual Freedom, American Library Association

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Scary Stories is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001

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Daddy's Roommate is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Michael Willhoite

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sing... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001

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The Chocolate War is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Robert Cormier

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The Adventures of Huckleberry ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001

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Of Mice and Men is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
John Steinbeck

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Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001

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Forever... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Judy Blume

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Bridge to Terabithia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Donna Diamond, Katherine Paterson

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Alice is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

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Heather Has Two Mommies is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Lesléa Newman

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My Brother Sam Is Dead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Christopher Collier, James Lincoln Collier

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The Catcher in the Rye is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
J. D. Salinger

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The Giver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Lois Lowry

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It's Perfectly Normal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Robie Harris

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Goosebumps is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
R. L. Stine

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A Day No Pigs Would Die is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Robert Newton Peck

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The Color Purple is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Alice Walker

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Sex is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Tribune Company, Madonna

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Earth's Children is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001

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The Great Gilly Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Katherine Paterson

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A Wrinkle in Time is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Madeleine L'Engle

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Go Ask Alice is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Beatrice Sparks

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Fallen Angels is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Walter Dean Myers

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In the Night Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Maurice Sendak

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The Stupids is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Clay Griffith

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The Witches is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Roald Dahl

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The Joy of Gay Sex is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Charles Silverstein, Edmund White

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Anastasia Krupnik is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Lois Lowry

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The Goats is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Brock Cole

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Kaffir Boy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Mark Mathabane

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Blubber is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Judy Blume

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Killing Mr. Griffin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Lois Duncan

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Halloween A B C is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Eve Merriam

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We All Fall Down is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Robert Cormier

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Final Exit is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Derek Humphry

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The Handmaid's Tale is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Margaret Atwood

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Julie of the Wolves is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Jean Craighead George

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The Bluest Eye is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Toni Morrison

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The

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To Kill a Mockingbird is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001

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Beloved is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Toni Morrison

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The Outsiders is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
S. E. Hinton

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The Pigman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Paul Zindel

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Bumps in the Night is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Allan Ahlberg

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Deenie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Judy Blume

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Flowers for Algernon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Daniel Keyes

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Annie on My Mind is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001
Nancy Garden

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The Boy Who Lost His Face is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001

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Cross Your Fingers, Spit in Yo... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Famous Controversial Books:1990 - 2001