The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey

by Banned Library in ,

Two boys join together to create a superhero by coercion and violence so they can escape responsibility for their actions and make a profit.


On the Top ten frequently challenged books lists of the 21st century in 2013, 2012, 2005, 2004, and 2002

#13 on Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009 (as series)

2000 - Connecticut - Removed from Maple Hill School in Naugatuck due to concerns that is caused unruly behavior among children

2015 - Michigan - Arborwood Elementary School in Monroe removed the book from a book fair because a main character ends up gay

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