Friday, September 25, 2009

Most Challenged Books by Authors of Color

From the ALA list (link in title above):

3. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

17. The Color Purple by Alice Walker

31. Kaffir Boy by Mark Mathabane

34. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

36. Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers

45. Beloved by Toni Morrison

69. Native Son by Richard Wright

73. The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende

78. Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo A. Anaya

84. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

85. Always Running by Luis Rodriguez

Also written by authors of color & challenged frequently:

Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

American Indian Myths and Legends by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz.

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