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Banned 100 - Looking for Alaska by John Green

Banned 100 - Looking for Alaska by John Green

An angsty kid meet some new friends in this heartbreaking tale of whiny smokers cussing a lot.Banned2008 - New York - Challenged, but retained for the 11th grade Regents English classes in Depew despite concerns about graphic language and sexual content. The school sent parents a letter requesting permission to use the novel and only 3 students were denied permission.2012 - Tennessee - Challenged as required reading for Knox County High Schools' Honors and as Advanced Placement outside readings for English II because of "inappropriate language." School Superintendent Dr. James P. McIntyre, Jr. said that a parent identified this as an issue and the book was removed from the required reading list. He didn't say whether the book was still in the schools.2013Colorado - Parents of Fort Lupton Middle and High School challenged the books use in a 9th grade classrooms for sexual and alcohol contentTennessee - Banned as required reading for Sumner County schools by the director of schools becau

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