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1990 - Michigan - Challenged at Livonia schools because the poems frightened children
Arizona - Challenged at Neely Elementary School in Gilbert for the occult, devil, and satanism
Connecticut - Challenged at West Hartford elementary and middle school libraries for violence and subject matter
Indiana - challenged in Union County
Washington - Challenged at Lake Washington School District in Kirkland as unacceptably violent for children
Arizona - Complaints about violence and cannibalism lead to restricted access at the Marana Unified School District
Kentucky - Challenged by a parent at Happy Valley Elementary School in Glasgow for being too scary
1994 - Washington - Removed from Vancouver School District elementary school libraries after previous challenges - Evergreen School District libraries also challenged as being "far beyond other scary books"
2001 - Banned for violence, being unsuited to age group, and occult themes
2007 - Banned for insensitivity, violence, being unsuited to age group, and occult/Satanism.
2009 - Banned or challenged for occult/Satanism, religious viewpoint and violence.
2013 - Banned or challenged for being unsuited for age group and violence.
Doyle, Robert P. Banned Books: Challenging Our Freedom to Read. 2014.
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