Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
Bantam. Challenged in the Manheim Township, Pa.
schools (2007) due to sexual references. The book was
retained in the ninth-grade English curriculum, but it was
decided to teach the book later in the school year, after a
public forum was held with parents to discuss that book
and the entire literary canon of the English department.
Challenged in the Coeur d'Alene, Idaho School District
(2007). Some parents say the book, along with five others,
should require parental permission for students to read