Banned & Challenged Books

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Search lists of frequently banned and challenged books

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Learn about the history of the annual event and how you can celebrate

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Lists of the Top 10 Most Challenged Books for each year

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Promote the freedom to read with web graphics, coloring sheets, videos, and more!

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Anyone can report censorship incidents and find confidential guidance

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Shop banned book bookmarks, totes, and posters! 



- For media inquiries, contact the ALA Communications & Marketing Office

- To report censorship, contact the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom

- For Banned Books Week support, contact ALA Banned Books Week

- For research questions about specific banned books, head to our Banned Books Research Inquires webpage 

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