Reasons for attempted ban: Nudity, sexually explicit, offensive language, unsuited to age group, drugs
But it was Lauren Myracle's collection of young adult novels written entirely in instant messaging language that was deemed to most unsuitable for its reference to drugs and sexually explicit content.
Maycock said: "These books deal realistically with young adult lives the ickyness, the weirdness of adolescence and the difficult situations lots of teens face."
"Even though not every book will be right for every reader, the ability to read, speak, think and express ourselves freely are core American values," said Barbara Jones, director of the ALA's office for intellectual freedom.
"Protecting one of our most fundamental rights - the freedom to read - means respecting each other's differences and the right of all people to choose for themselves what they and their families read."
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