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Banned Books

Read all about book challenges and bannings including top ten lists and news.


Every day books are still being challenged and removed from shelves, libraries, classrooms and reading lists.  Fight for the Right to Read and read a banned book today.

​​​​​​​BANNED BOOKS WEEK September 22-28, 2024

Ways to fight back

Facing Challenges (how can we respond?):

graph showing exponential increase in the number of titles challenged 2000-2023

infographic showing who initiates challenges, where do challenges take place, books and beyond and censorship on the rise

Word cloud of reasons for challenges featuring sexually explicit, LGBTQIA, Woke, Obscene, Critical Race Theory