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Banned and Challenged Books

This guide provides an overview and resources related to banned and challenged books.

CSI Banned Book CC Clue Event

In-Person CC Clue Event 

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Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is an annual event that will be celebrated this year from October 1st to 7th.

This year's theme is "Let Freedom Read."

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“This is a dangerous time for readers and the public servants who provide access to reading materials. Readers, particularly students, are losing access to critical information, and librarians and teachers are under attack for doing their jobs.”
- Deborah Caldwell-Stone, director of the ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom 

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For more information, visit the Banned Books Week website.


Banned Books Blog Posts of Interest

From Reading Partners: "The little-known history of banned books in the United States"

From National Council of Teachers of English: "A look back at the history of banned book week"