Banned or Challenged Books, Grades Pre-K–4

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A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein


This collection of poems by Shel Silverstein was among the 100 most frequently challenged books of the 1990s. It was censored for "suggestive illustrations" and encouraging bad behavior.

Activity: Let this printable guide to the world of Shel Silverstein help you find online, classroom, or library resources for works by Shel Silverstein. This is an excellent resource for Shel Silverstein games, activities, event kits, and more for Poetry Month, Banned Books Week, or anytime of year.

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