The ALA has released their Ten Most Challenged Books of 2000.
- Harry Potter series, by J.K. Rowling, for occult/Satanism and anti-family themes
- “The Chocolate War,” by Robert Cormier, for violence, offensive language and being unsuited to age group
- Alice series, by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, for sexual content and being unsuited to age group
- “Killing Mr. Griffin,” by Lois Duncan, for violence and sexual content
- “Of Mice and Men,” by John Steinbeck, for using offensive language, racism, violence and being unsuited to age group