20 banned books that may surprise you

The following books may seem quite harmless to most, but they still made it onto a banned books list.

By , Staff Writer

2. "To Kill a Mockingbird," by Harper Lee

The story of a Southern family that confronts racism in their town may seem like an inspirational tale that's appropriate for everyone, but it was banned by one school in Minnesota for inappropriate language, seen when the heroine Scout swears, and by a school in Texas because it "conflicted with the values of the community."

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