From dystopian novels to popular fantasy series, books from the science fiction and fantasy genres have often been contested as appropriate material for young readers. ""Science Fiction and Fantasy"" contains entries on some of the most widely challenged books in America. Coverage of this title includes: ""Fahrenheit 451"" by Ray Bradbury; the ""Goosebumps"" books by R.L. Stine; the ""Harry Potter"" books by J.K. Rowling; ""His Dark Materials"" trilogy by Philip Pullman; ""James and the Giant Peach"" by Roald Dahl; ""A Wrinkle in Time"" by Madeleine L'Engle; and, many more.
Steven Otfinoski has been writing for more than three decades. He is the author of Nineteenth-Century Writers, Great Black Writers, African Americans in the Performing Arts, Latinos in the Arts, and many other books for Facts On File and Chelsea House.