Challenged Works

Selected books and magazines that have been challenged in Canada.

A Clockwork Orange

By Anthony Burgess


A Jest of God

By Margaret Laurence

A novel that depicts the unhappy life of an elementary schoolteacher in small-town Manitoba.

A Little Piece of Ground

By Elizabeth Laird

Novel about a 12-year-old Palestinian boy living in an Israeli-occupied area.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

By Mark Twain

Classic novel set in the southern United States.

And Tango Makes Three

By Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell (2005)

Children’s book about penguins.

Ani Croche and La course a l’amour

By Bertrand Gauthier

Two books for young people.


By Sophocles

Ancient Greek tragedy.

Asha’s Mums

By Rosamund Elwin and Michele Paulse

Children’s story book.

Baby Be-Bop

By Francesco Lia Block

A book that includes homosexual characters and situations.

Bad Medicine: A Judge’s Struggle for Justice in a First Nations Community

By John Reilly (2010)

Biography of a Canadian judge whose jurisdiction included a First Nations community.