Banned Book Identities

Thank you every­one that par­tic­i­pat­ed in the Banned Book Guessing Game. We have iden­ti­fied the Banned Books:

Inmate #021263: A pic­ture book, writ­ten by Dr. Seuss, chal­lenged for pro­mot­ing vio­lence against fathers.

Answer: Hop on Pop

Inmate #030305:  Written for young adults, win­ner of the American Library Association’s Michael L. Printz Award, has the name of a state in its title, this book was the author’s first nov­el, banned for inap­pro­pri­ate lan­guage, chal­lenged for sex­u­al content.

Answer: Looking for Alaska

Inmate #100500: A graph­ic nov­el, orig­i­nal­ly writ­ten in French, a mem­oir, banned in Iran for crit­i­ciz­ing the Iranian gov­ern­ment, banned in US schools and libraries for graph­ic illus­tra­tions and language.

Answer: Persepolis

Inmate #040574:  A hor­ror book, became a film, takes place in high school, the title is the main char­ac­ter’s name, banned for vio­lence, curs­ing, under-aged sex, and neg­a­tive view of religion

Answer: Carrie