In a world where everything is the same, one boy gets his mind hole blown open when he meets The Giver.
1994 - California - Four parents complained violent and sexual passages were inappropriate at Bonita United School District in La Verne and San Dimas and the book was temporarily banned
1995 - Montana - Because of infanticide and euthanasia, students at Columbia Falls require parental permission
1996 - Ohio - Challenged at Lakota High School in Cincinnati
Florida - Challenged but retained at Lake Butler public middle school after a parent complained of infanticide and sexual awakening discussed in the book.
Ohio - Challened at the Troy Intermediate School in Avon Lake after a patron objected to the "mature themes" of suicide, sexuality, and euthanasia
2003 - Missouri - Challenged in Blue Sprints after parents called the book "lewd" and "twisted" and "pleaded for it to be tossed out of the district." After a review by two committees and a recommended retention the controversy continued.
2006 - Kansas - Challenged but retained at the Seaman Unified School district 345 elementary school library.
2007 - California - Two parents in Mt Diablo School District in Concord complained of the descriptions of adolescent pill-popping, suicide, and lethal injections given to babies and the elderly.
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"Dances and Dames"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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