Obviously, this is one person’s opinion, but the advice to look into WHY certain books get put on certain lists is appropriate.
Books can be an excellent way to learn about and be exposed to some of the harder or tougher things in life, and it’s that subject matter that may get them on the ‘banned’ list. Read about the three mentioned in this article and you’ll see that it’s not at all a clear line between appropriate and not; depends what you want for your child.
In other words, don’t take these ‘lists’ at pure face value. Exercise your own judgement.