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Challenged Books

12 Banned Books Every Woman Should Read

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.25.2014 | Women

While it would be great if we were past the whole "banning books" thing, the fact remains that hundreds of books have their places in libraries or on ...

11 Controversial Books That We Totally Read Anyway

Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment

It's a sad truth, but some of our favorite books continue to be challenged and banned worldwide. While we think that it's tragic that this form of cen...

The Most Banned And Challenged Books Of 2013

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 04.16.2014 | Books

NEW YORK (AP) — The potty humor of "Captain Underpants" children's books and the mature exploration of race and family violence by Nobel laureate To...

Gatekeepers Beware, the Closet Doors Are Open

Sean Savoy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Sean Savoy

In America we celebrate many liberties, among them the freedom to publish. The logical consequence of the right to produce books is the freedom to read. Now, this may be a "chicken or egg" dilemma, but whichever way you look at it, one action should naturally follow the other.

Newspaper Reveals Which Books Parents Most Often Request To Be Banned

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 07.17.2013 | Parents

A newspaper in Alabama has collected information to analyze which books moms and dads are most likely to challenge in that state. According to their r...

'Tea Party Activist Tries To Ban My Book'

Laurie Halse Anderson | Posted 09.07.2013 | Books
Laurie Halse Anderson

Oh, for heavens sakes. A guy named Richard Swier in Florida thinks that SPEAK is "child pornography."

Banned Books List Revealed

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 04.15.2013 | Books

NEW YORK -- Here's a list "Fifty Shades of Grey" was destined to make: The books most likely to be removed from school and library shelves. On Mond...

Radical Summer Reading: 16 Books Challenged For Gay Content

The Huffington Post | Kevin Burra | Posted 07.13.2012 | Gay Voices

Remember when threw your TV remote across the room, hid your smart phone beneath your couch cushion and vowed that you and your family would read more...

'Hunger Games' Again On List Of Challenged Books

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 04.09.2012 | Education

NEW YORK -- The more popular "The Hunger Games" trilogy becomes, the more reasons some parents and educators have found to question whether it belongs...

Horn Book Editor Roger Sutton Warns:

readroger.hbook.com | Roger Sutton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Following last Saturday's colloquium at Simmons, I had an interesting dinner conversation with Megan Whalen Turner and Virginia Duncan about the Speak...

Banned Books

The New York Times | AMANDA CHRISTY BROWN and HOLLY EPSTEIN OJALVO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Held annually during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of intellectual freedom and draws attention to the harms of...