What got books challenged or banned in 2020? Strong, anti-racist messages aimed at kids or teens.
"Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You," by Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds. - Little, Brown and Company/TNS

As recently as 2010, the award-winning teen novel “Looking for Alaska” topped the American Library Association’s list of books most often challenged by parents and community members, thanks largely to a single sex scene. Just two years ago, eight of the 10 books on the ALA’s most-banned list featured LGBTQ topics. But 2020 was a year like no other, and that was reflected in the books Americans tried to exile from classrooms and library shelves. Four of the top 10 most challenged or banned books of 2020 named by the American Library Association tackled issues highlighted by the Black Lives Matt...