John Irving pens a book banned from within three states about a little boy with a big voice who really stinks at baseball.
#76 on Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009
1992 - Pennsylvania - Carlisle's Boiling Springs High School pulled the book from high school literature classes after parents complained of language and content
2000 - West Virginia - Challenged at Kanawha County high school's reading lists for being "pornographic, offensive, and vulgar."
2009 - Massachusetts - Pelham school district removed the book from recommended summer reading after a parent complained about language and sexuality.
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.
Irving, John. A Prayer for Owen Meany. William Morrow and Company. New York, 1989.
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