If Banned Books Awareness Week -- which ends Sunday -- was the Olympics, Tango Makes Three would take the gold. The children's book, a tome about the real life gay penguin couple living in Central Park, is the winner of the most ban requests, according to the American Library Association (ALA).
Despite being a story about love and family values, the ALA reports that the reasons typically given for wanting Tango pulled from the shelves are frivolous claims that it's "anti-ethnic, anti-family, homosexuality, religious viewpoint, and unsuited to the age group."
Many stockists and libraries must agree, considering the hooded book burners have won their case in many areas across the country. Interestingly enough, the ALA reports that there were...FULL STORY