Banned books are books or other printed works such as essays or plays which
are prohibited by law or to which free access is not permitted by other means.
Sep 26, 2016 ... Each book that is banned or censored is done so for the content within the pages.
There are a few common reasons that books have been ...
The American Library Association promotes the freedom to choose or the
freedom to express one's opinions even if that opinion might be considered ...
Sep 30, 2016 ... Each year the American Library Association (ALA) holds Banned Books Week to
educate people about these issues. It aims to increase ...
Sep 18, 2014 ... Banned Books Week 2014 fast approacheth, marching to the cadence of its
creed “Thou shalt not inhibit free speech.” An annual celebration of ...
Oct 2, 2015 ... Check out any list of the most frequently banned books and you're likely to
mistake it for a list of the most respected novels in literary history: ...
The Library of Congress created an exhibit, "Books that Shaped America," that ...
The first ban of Mark Twain's American classic in Concord, MA in 1885 called it ...
Hundreds of books have been either removed or challenged in schools and
libraries in the United States every year. According to the American Library ...
Literary works are still challenged, censored and banned for many different
reasons. Books as varied as Judy Blume's Forever, Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita,
Find out which books have been banned and why. Banned books range from
Harriet the Spy to The Catcher in the Rye.