'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'

While the whimsical, nonsensical characters of Lewis Carroll's works can be read as subversive political and social commentary, they're taken at face value by school-age readers. The beloved "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" has been challenged for more than 100 years, with a New Hampshire school suspending it from classroom use for expletives and sexual references back in 1900, according to the BBC. In recent decades, the book has been criticized as allegedly promoting drug use through the smoking, mushroom-munching character of the Caterpillar.

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