Banned Books Week

Celebrating the Freedom to Read: Sept. 21-27, 2014

Censorship

Hundreds of books have been either removed or challenged in schools and libraries in the United States every year. According to the American Library Association (ALA), there were at least 464 in 2012.  ALA estimates that 70 to 80 percent are never reported.

Explore these pages for more information:

More information on banned/challenged books can be found on the American Library Assocation's frequently challenged books pages.