Banned 45 - Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

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Ender Wiggin is here to chew bubble gum and kick ass and cry and he’s all out of bubble gum and ass. Because aliens don’t have asses. But don’t tell him, it’s a secret.


Banned

2012 - South Carolina - Aiken - teacher suspended for reading off the approved list after a complaint from a parent that the book was pornographic

2014 - Colorado - Grand Junction - Parent complaint to school board because of violence, language, and renouncing of religion. School kept the book.

Author’s Morman beliefs (according to author)

Sources

Doyle, Robert P. Banned Books: Challenging Our Freedom to Read. 2014.

Forbes http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2012/03/19/south-carolina-teacher-suspended-for-reading-enders-game-to-middle-school-students/

Gazette http://gazette.com/colorado-school-panel-rejects-book-ban-for-middle-school-students/article/1540207

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