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Which of These Banned Books Have You Read (Or Watched the Movie Version)?

These classic books have withstood challenges and bans, according to the American Library Association. Which of these books have you read? OK, so you prefer movies—which ones have you seen? Leave a comment below.

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"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Challenged because of language and sexual references.

"The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck

Burned, banned, challenged for vulgar words, profanity, and sexual references.

"To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Challenged because of racial slurs and profanity.

"Gone with the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell

Banned and challenged for racial slur.

"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey

Challenged, removed, and banned for violence.

"A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess

Removed because of objectionable language.

"The Call of the Wild" by Jack London

Banned and burned in Nazi bonfires (1933).

Cindy Fazzi is a Philippine-born American writer who has worked as a journalist in the Philippines, Taiwan, and the United States. She's a former Associated Press news staffer. Her debut romance, "In His Corner," was published under the pen name Vina Arno by Lyrical Press, an imprint of Kensington Publishing Corp.

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