Challenged Works

Selected books and magazines that have been challenged in Canada.


Canada’s only national weekly current affairs magazine.

Man Sitting in a Corridor

By Marguerite Duras


Matthew and the Midnight Flood

By Allen Morgan

Illustrated children’s fantasy book.

Maxim for Men

Monthly magazine for men.

Maxine’s Tree

By Diane Leger

Children’s book encouraging environmentalism.


By Sylvie Rancourt (1985)

Self-published in 1985. After someone complained about Melody in the early 1990s, Planet Earth, an independent comic book shop in Toronto, was charged with possession and sale of obscene material.

Metallic Memories

By Jean Giraud Moebius

Collection of illustrations by a famous science fiction artist.

Mistress of the Game

By Tilly Bagshawe

Adult, fiction.

Mog and the Granny

By Judith Kerr

Part of a popular series of children’s books in Britain.

Moonkid and Liberty

By Paul Kropp