The censor General Ho Chien believed that this insulted humans.) (Challenged as an optional reading in a bullying unit at the Lake Oswego, Oregon Junior High School  because the novel is "peppered with profanities, ranging from derogatory slang terms to sexual encounters and violence." Students are given a list of book summaries and a letter to take to their parents.
Four of the 8 optional books offered are labeled as having "mature content/language.") (Challenged, but retained in three Beyer High School classrooms in Modesto, California in 2003 despite complaints that the book is “pornographic.” The decision reversed the actions of district administrators who had removed the book in early November, 2003.
Retained on the summer reading list at Antioch, Illinois High School  despite objections from several parents who found its language vulgar and racist.
In response to concerns, however, the district will form a committee each March to review future summer reading assignments.
Oh, and he had hundreds of followers of Confucius buried alive [250 BC].
When Confucian books and scholars were burned by Qin dynasty officials, a single copy of the sage's works was saved in the state library.) ("Homosexuality." "Anti-family." "Unsuited to age group." "Religious viewpoint." "Anti-ethnic." "Sexism." Moved from the children's fiction section to children's nonfiction at two Rolling Hill's Consolidated Library's branches in Savannah and St.
Challenged at the Shiloh, Illinois Elementary School library .
A committee of school employees and a parents suggested that the book be moved to a separate shelf, requiring parent permission before checkout.
The student and mother have threatened to file a civil-rights complaint because of alleged racial treatment, the segregation of the student, and the use of a racial slur in the classroom.
Challenged in the Lakeville, Minnesota High School  and St.
The committee, which will include parents, would decide whether parents should be warned if a book contains possibly objectionable material; anti-family, cultural insensitivity, drugs/alcohol/smoking, gambling, offensive language, sex education, sexually explicit, unsuited for age group, violence, "depictions of bullying.") ("Racist." "Degrading, insensitive, and oppressive." "Use of the word 'nigger.'" Banned in 1885 in the Concord, Massachusetts library for being what the Public Library Committee called "trash".