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CI4300: Children's Literature: Resources for Children's Lit

CI 4300 Literature For Children, CI 4310 Literature For Middle Graders, CI 4320 Literature For Young Adults, CI 4360 Multicultural Literature, CI 4400 Reading In Middle Grades, CIEC 4510 Language and Literacy For Young Children,


Guides and Leveled or Graded Book Lists

To 11 Challenged Books of 2018

Reasons for banning books

The most common reasons cited for banning books:

  1. Racial Issues
  2. Encouragement of "Damaging" Lifestyles
  3. Blasphemous Dialogue
  4. Sexual Situations or Dialogue
  5. Violence or Negativity
  6. Presence of Witchcraft
  7. Religious Affiliations (unpopular religions)
  8. Political Bias
  9. Age Inappropriate

Source:  Flanagan, Maura.  "Why Books are Really Banned:  Books Are Banned, But Why?"  The Odyssey Online.  May 30, 2017.  Accessed Feb. 7, 2020.