Challenged Works

Selected books and magazines that have been challenged in Canada.

The Bible

Religious text.

The Boys: Volume Five: Herogasm

By Garth Ennis, John McCrea and Darick Robertson (2009)

The Day I Met Jesus: The Revealing Diaries of Five Women from the Gospels

By Frank Viola

Adult, audio book, fiction.

The Giver

By Lois Lowry

Young adult novel.

The Golden Compass

By Phillip Pullman

Children’s fantasy novel.

The Graveyard Books

By Neil Gaiman (Author), Craig Russell (Illustrator)

Children’s graphic novel, fiction, Volumes 1 and 2.

The Handmaid’s Tale

By Margaret Atwood (1985)

Set in the near future, in a totalitarian theocracy which has overthrown the United States government, The Handmaid’s Tale explores themes of women in subjugation and the various means by which they gain agency.

The Harry Potter Series

By J.K. Rowling

Popular children’s book series.

The Hoax of the Twentieth Century

By Arthur Butz

Book that denies the Holocaust.

The Homoerotic Photograph: Male Images from Durieu/Delacroix to Mapplethorpe

By Allen Ellenzweig

Book of photographs.