To Kill A Mockingbird
Sariyah Graham 2nd period April 28,2016
When Did This Happen?
This book was first banned in 1977 due to the use of inappropriate language
Who were the book banners?
The people who banned the books were parents of students from Virginia schools in Minnesota, schools in New York, and Waukegan lll school district
Why was this book challenged or banned
This book was banned for it's use for racial slurs, profanity, and frank discussion that led people to challenge this books appropriateness in school libraries
How did they explain their reasons?
In the book to kill a mockingbird the "N" word was used approximately 48 times throughout the whole book and the use of calling characters out of their given name
What was the end result? Was it banned or limited in anyway?
Yes, this book was banned from certain school districts but this book was also limited to other school districts for their students to read