Most Controversial Authors
And in 2010, at least 348 literary challenges were reported to the Office of Intellectual Freedom.
While books definitely take the hit when it comes to censorship claims, authors get slammed as well. In the early 2000s, J.K. Rowling became the center of parents' fury with her hit "Harry Potter" series.
In 2010, some of the country's longest-standing authors of the 21st century, such as Judy Blume, and Suzanne Collins, came under fire as the most frequently challenged authors of the year. Parents fury over the authors' works covers everything from claims the book promote homosexuality to claims that the authors deal with subject inappropriate for the intended audience.