The American Library Association has issued its top 10 'List of the Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2010', the works most frequently challenged over a socially controversial message. The number one book succeeds:"And Tango Makes Three", is the story of two male Emperor Penguins hatching and parenting a baby chick at New York's Central Park Zoo. Written by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson, the ALA says it's it was most often denounced for its tone on homosexuality, its religious viewpoint and whether it is suitable for its age group.
Tango has been on the ALA most challenged list for the past five years.
OMG!!!! Penguin sex! <shudder>
I think the church lady has silver bullets & garlic.
The ALA's Top Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2010 include the following titles; each title is followed by the reasons given for challenging the book:
1. "And Tango Makes Three" by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson
Reasons: Homosexuality, Religious Viewpoint, Unsuited to Age Group
2. "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie
Reasons: Offensive language, Racism, Sex Education, Sexually Explicit, Unsuited to Age Group, Violence