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A Look Back at Banned Books (Infographic)



Of course you know that The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has stirred up controversy over the years. You might even know that the Harry Potter series has the most commonly challenged books of the 21st century. 

But did you realize that Charlotte’s Web was banned in Kansas just 10 years ago (see right)? Or that Green Eggs & Ham was banned for its portrayal of Marxism?

The good people over at have put out this handy infographic to show some of the most prominent and/or ridiculous bannings of all time.

A Look At Banned Books By Printerinks (screen - 72dpi)[1]