Topic: American Library Association Office for Intellectual Freedom
Is “The Hunger Games” franchise subversively anti-family, or a family bonding tool? So far, many parents seem to be voting with their wallets. “The Hunger Games” movie has now surpassed the $300 million mark in total ticket sales, cleaning up for the third straight week at the box office.
More than half of reported book challenges in 2009 came from two states: Texas and Pennsylvania.
Some parents think not, as Stephenie Meyer's teen vampire series jumps to No. 5 on the ALA's 2009 most-challenged book list.