As books become called into question across the country, you might be wondering exactly what books are the most contested.

Below is the American Library Association’s list of most controversial books during the decade of 2009-2019, and the most controversial books of 2021.

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Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.