From the deep Depression-era south is a story of hope and hatred and one family's story.
1993 - Louisiana - Arcadia High School removed from ninth-grade reading list for racial bias.
1998 - California - Challenged at O'Hara Park Middle School in Oakley for "racial epithets."
2000 - Alabama - Challenged at Chapman Elementary School libraries in Huntsville for "racial slurs in dialogue to make points about racism."
2004 - Florida - Challenged but retained at Seminole County school curriculum after an African American family raised concerns about the book, finding it inappropriate for their thirteen-year-old son.
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Doyle, Robert P. "Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry." Banned Books: Challenging Our Freedom to Read. ALA, 2014.