I'm speaking loudly by giving away four of the most frequently challenged books in the last four years, including the most recently challenged book, SPEAK by Laurie Halse Anderson.
Five challenged books, five winners! Contest runs from today, Sept. 23-Oct. 3, 2010 and is open internationally.
2010: SPEAK by Laurie Halse Anderson Reasons for challenges: Sexually Explicit, Offensive Language
2009: THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER by Stephen Chbosky Reasons for challenges: drugs, homosexuality, nudity, offensive language, sexually explicit, suicide, and unsuited to age group
2008: TTYL by Lauren Myracle Reasons for challenges: Nudity, Sexually Explicit, Offensive Language, Unsuited to Age Group, Drugs
2007: OLIVE'S OCEAN by Kevin Henkes Reasons for challenges: offensive language, sexually explicit
2006: ATHLETIC SHORTS by Chris Crutcher Reasons for challenges: homosexuality and offensive language