We go into combat with this view of the Vietnam Conflict/War/Murder Forest through the eyes of a young man dealing with stuff.
#36 100 most frequently challenged books: 1990–1999
#11 Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009
1990 - Ohio - Challenged for language at Bluffton schools
1992 - Georgia - Jackson County High School restricted the book because of language and sensitive material
1994 - Pennsylvania - Challenged at West Chester schools
1995 - Ohio - A parent complained about sexually explicit language and it was removed from Middleburg Heights
1997 - Ohio - Challenged but retained at Lakewood High School after a parent's complaint of violence and language
California - Removed from Lafton Unified School District for violence and profanity
Michigan - Removed from required reading from Livonia public schools for language
2000 - Texas - Challenged but retained at Arlington school district's junior high libraries after parent's complaint as unsuitable for age group
2002 - Mississippi - Banned from George County schools for profanity
Virginia - Challenged in Fairfax school libraries by a group called Parents Against Bad Books in Schools for "profanity and descriptions of drug abuse, sexually explicit conduct and torture"
Indiana - Banned at Franklin Central High School in Indianapolis for profanity
2005 - Kansas - Removed from Blue Valley School District high school curriculum in Overland Park.
2006 - Illinois - Arlington Height's Northwest Suburban High School District was removed after a school board member elected for her promises of Christian values raised the controversy based on excerpts from eight books she had read on the Internet
2007 - Indiana - Challenged at Coeur d'Alene School District after parents said the book should require parental permission
2008 - North Carolina - Challenged at Chinquapin Elementary School in Duplin County for language, racial epithets, and homophobia
2013 - Ohio - Challenged at Danbury Middle School in Toledo for language and descriptions of combat
Doyle, Robert P. Banned Books: Challenging Our Freedom to Read. 2014.
"Dances and Dames"
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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