James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl, which was even number 50 on the list of 100 most frequently challenged books, 1990-1999. "Because of the story's occasional macabre and potentially frightening content, it has become a regular target of the censors."
A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein. This follows James and the Giant Peach, coming in at 51 on the list of 100 most frequently challenged books, 1990-1999. Several of the individual poems within this work have been the subject of controversy.
Katie, Library Support Assistant in Circulation, reads Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich. Number 8 on the Top 10 Challenges of 2001, it was challenged for "drugs, inaccurate, offensive language, political viewpoint, religious
ALA's information on book challenges can be found here and here. [see Blog Policy Information.]