Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Billy Pilgrim survives capture by the Gemans in World War II, the Dresden bombings, and the struggle for financial success only to be kidnapped in a flying saucer and taken to the planet Tralfamadore.
Challenged in the Howell, Mich. High School (2007) along with several other books because of strong sexual content.
In response to a request from the president of the Livingston Organization for Values in Education, or LOVE, the county’s top law enforcement official reviewed the
books to see whether laws against distribution of sexually explicit materials to minors had been broken. “After reading the books in question, it is clear that the explicit
passages illustrated a larger literary, artistic, or political message and were not included solely to appeal to the
prurient interests of minors,” the Livingston county prosecutor wrote. “Whether these materials are
appropriate for minors is a decision to be made by the school board, but I find that they are not in violation of the