The Terrorist
By Caroline B. Cooney

A young boy gets blowed up, his family get super sad, and then we wrap it all up pretty easy with a rather genre ending to a literary tale.

Banned

#63 on Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009

2000

Iowa - Challenged but retained despite objections the story negatively depicts the Islamic religion and Arabic people at Franklin Middle School in Cedar Rapids

Maryland - Objections about anti-Arab content caused the book to be objected to but retained at Rockville in Montgomery County

Sources

ALA. "Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009." Retrieved on 17 Aug 01 from http://www.ala.org/advocacy/bbooks/top-100-bannedchallenged-books-2000-2009

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

Cooney, Caroline B. The Terrorist. Scholastic Inc. New York, 1997.

 

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