Artwork courtesy of the American Library Association
We are in the middle of Banned Books Week! This is a yearly event where we celebrate the freedom to read whatever book we choose.
For a visual representation of specific book bans and challenges, click here. More information is provided about the book bans and challenges on the left sidebar.
View Book Bans and Challenges, 2007-2011 in a larger map
This map is drawn from cases documented by ALA and the Kids' Right to Read Project, a collaboration of the National Coalition Against Censorship and the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression.