Reasons for attempted ban: Homosexuality, sexually explicit, anti-family, offensive language, religious viewpoint, unsuited to age group, drugs, suicide
Veterans of the list of the most contested literature include Philip Pullman and JK Rowling, with complaints about the level of "sexual explicitness" and their "religious viewpoint".
Neither author made it onto this year's list, but Rowling's hit 'Harry Potter' books were the most challenged of the last decade, the ALA said, with complaints over their "Satanism" and "anti-family themes".
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