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'The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian' Was The Most Frequently Challeneged Book of 2014

Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian came in at number one. This National Book Award-winning young adult novel first appeared on the 2010 edition of this list.

Some of the reasons why this book has faced such intense scrutiny include “offensive language,” “sex education,” and “unsuited for age group.” The author has publicly spoken out against censorship on several different occasions. (ALA.org & CBLDF.org)

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