Challenged Works


Persepolis

By Marjane Satrapi (2004)

Graphic novel




Challenges

In 2013, Persepolis was removed from classrooms in Chicago Public Schools. Objections: Scenes of torture and Islamic content. In 2014, the book was challnged three more times: In orego, Illinois and Texas. Persepolis eventually landed at #2 on the American Library Association’s top 10 list of frequently challenged books in 2014.



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