In honor of Banned Books Week, Mental Floss Magazine researched some surprising banned book facts. Go to their site to see the answers.
- Who is the hero of the popular book series by Dav Pilkey, which has been challenged for its “anti-family content”?
- True or False: Where’s Waldo? by Martin Hanford appeared on the American Library Association’s List of the “100 Most Frequently Challenged Books” from 1990-2000.
- Why was an illustrated edition of Little Red Riding Hood banned in two California school districts in 1989?