"Under Arizona House Bill 2281, [The House on Mango Street] and more than 80 other books were banned in the state's public schools. The law, aimed at Mexican-American Studies, prohibits courses that "promote the overthrow of the government."
Diaz, Tony. "What Are the Book Banners Afraid Of?" Houston Chronicle. N.p., 23 Sept. 2014. Web. 24 Sept. 2014.
-From the ALA Website on Banned Books
See more definitions at ala.org.
I am grateful to the generosity and intenuity of the University of Texas Arlington's librarians Raffi Mirza and Jody Bailey. Their Banned Books Week 2012 LibGuide inspired many aspects for our guide.