(Plato suggested expurgating it for immature readers (387 B. E.) and Caligula tried to suppress it because it expressed Greek ideals of freedom.
Plato suggested that state censors should expurgate the outlandish adventures of Odysseus, and all other poetry.) (Challenged as required reading at the high school in Grandville, Michigan in 2002 because the book is "full of racism, profanity, and foul language." Banned from the George County, Mississippi schools in 2002 because of profanity; racial slurs, profanity, violence, and does not represent traditional values; profane, violent, not traditional.
The book has been used in the high school for more than 30 years, and those who object to its content have the option of reading an alternative reading.In neighboring Des Moines, it is on the recommended reading list for ninth-grade English, and it is used for some special education students in the eleventh and twelfth grades.Retained in the Olathe, Kansas ninth-grade curriculum  despite a parent calling the novel "a worthless, profanity-riddled book" which is "derogatory towards African Americans, women, and the developmentally disabled.")* ("Vulgar language, sexual explicitness, or violent imagery gratuitously employed." "Glorifies criminal activity, has a tendency to corrupt juveniles, and contains descriptions of bestiality, bizarre violence, and torture, dismemberment, death, and human elimination" "teachers can choose the best books, but they keep choosing this garbage over and over.") (Challenged, retained at the Theisen Middle School in Fond du Lac, Wis.South Manitou Island Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Planning Your Visit South Manitou Island is accessible only by boat. Squalls and passing weather fronts can create damaging wave conditions.Visitors utilizing private watercraft should be aware of the restrictions listed below. Be sure to return to the dock in time for the boat departure. Island Tour Manitou Island Transit offers guided tours in open-air vehicles with stops at the old schoolhouse, farmsteads and cemetery. The Visitor Center The Visitor Center is in the old island post office in the village. A., Charles "Brad" Mc Kee, Alex Krieger, Bill Wallace, Paul Ezell, Frank Fenenga, Bert Gerow, Martin Baumhoff, David A. Grenda, Jeffrey Homburg, Manuel Palacios-Fest, Steven Shelley, Angela Keller and Davis Maxwell The Cross Creek-Diablo Canyon Complex of South Central California: Mid-latitude Pacific Foragers at the Pleistocene-Holocene Boundary. 2.]The Coleville and Bodie Hills NRCS Soil Inventory, Walker and Bridgeport, California: A Reevaluation of the Bodie Hills Obsidian Source (CA-MNO-4527) and Its Spatial and Chronological Use. The Ghost of Procurement Past and the Humbug Basalt: XRF Identification along with Spatial and Temporal Distribution in Portions of Butte, Lassen, Plumas, and Tehama Counties, Northern California [SCA Proceedings - PDF]. University of California Press, Berkeley.]Another Trans-Holocene Sequence from Diablo Canyon: New Faunal and Radiocarbon Findings from CA-SLO-585, San Luis Obispo County, California.