• Minnesota parents are protecting minor boys and girls from assaults on their innocence and character from sexually age inappropriate and vulgar books in k-12 public-school libraries.
  • Removed materials remain available elsewhere at the discretion of individual parents.
  • Here are the materials to get you and your community started.

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Books to Detect

This is a “starter” list of sexually age inappropriate and vulgar books that you will find helpful to start with. It is not exhaustive. More are being published every day. As you find others, please let us know so we can continue updating this for others to use.

Books That Contain Pornography, Obscenities and/or Strong Violence In Many Public Schools:

-Monday's Not Coming

-Me And Earl and The Dying Girl



-All Boys Aren't Blue

-Looking For Alaska

-Beyond Magenta

-Let’s Talk About It

The following books include graphic descriptions of content to illustrate perversity of all books listed:

-My Friend Dahmer(sex with dead bodies, eating dead bodies)

-What Girls Are Made Of (profanity, fellatio, masturbation)

-Sex: The All-You-Need-To-Know Sexuality Guide (teaches anal sex, dominance, bondage, electronic household items for sex toys)

-If I Was Your Girl(suggestive drug use complete with hormone drug names, pot use, suicide thoughts, underage drinking, pedophilia)

-The Hate You Give (f-word 70 times, s-word 103 times, teenage sexual situations, incites hate toward police, Caucasian's

- Out Of Darkness (pedophilia-incest rape, graphic violence, gang rape, child molestation is porn.)

-None Of The Above (normalizes teen sex, group sex, drinking in multiple chapters)

-The Poet X (masturbation, against family unit, profanity)

-Beartown (f-word 83 times, s-word 41 times, cocaine use, drinking, fellatio, sex)

-The Absolute True Diary of a Part- Time Indian (masturbation, sexual innuendos, profanity use with bestiality)

-I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican (teen sex, normalizes harmful behavior, profanity, sex abuse, drug use, abortion, self-harm)

Additional questionable books:

-We Are the Ants

-Killing Mr. Griffin

-One Man Guy


-The 57 Bus


-A Court of Mist and Fury

-A Court of Thorns & Roses

-A Court of Frost & Starlight

-The Kite Runner

-Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

-Thirteen Reasons Why

-The Bluest Eye

-The Sun and Her Flowers

-Nineteen Minutes


-Almost Perfect

-The Perks of Being a Wallflower

-The Handmaid's Tale

-This One Summer

-Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snoggling

-On the Bright Side, I'm Now The Girlfriend of a Sex God


-Let's Talk About Love

-Ask The Passengers

-Foul Is Fair

-Dreaming in Cuban

-This One Summer

-House of Earth and Blood

-Check Please #1

-Check Please #2

-House of Sky and Breath

-Unravel Me

-She Loves You She Loves You Not

-The You I've Never Known

-Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me

-A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire

-The Invisible Life of Addie Larue




-City of Heavenly Fire

-Leah on The Offbeat


-None of the Above


-The Haters

-All The Bright Places

-Out of Darkness

-Unravel Me

-The Carnival at Bray

-How Beautiful The Ordinary


-All Your Perfects

-Always Human

-The Heartbreak Bakery

-Juliet Takes A Breath

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