Why Is The Wizard Of Oz Banned

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There was a point in time where the book The Wizard of Oz was banned for depicting a woman that had a strong leadership role. The Diary of Anne Frank was banned for being too depressing. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is another novel that has been banned as well. The book was proclaimed as, “Indecent and inappropriate for young readers(Goffe.)” What is it that leads a book toward getting banned? Being unsuitable for teenagers, or a story that is too melancholy can lead to the title being prohibited in a school. The upsetting part about this, is the fact that some books that are banned are not fiction. They are true stories that portray real events and situations. I personally believe that I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings should not have

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