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Banned Books Week

Your guide to challenged and banned books. Read one today!

Office for Intellectual Freedom (ALA)

This website offers information on the Office for Intellectual Freedom's Mission, Responsibilities, Initiatives and Projects - Banned Book Week, Lawyers for Libraries, Conferences and meetings, etc.-Issues and Resources, Social Media, and Staff.


PEN, an international group of writers, follows the censorship and oppression of writers in the U.S. and internationally.

The Blue Ribbon

Display the blue ribbon to support the essential human right of free speech, a fundamental building block of free society, affirmed by the U.S. Bill of Rights in 1791 and by the U.N. Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.


Britain’s organization for the support of freedom of expression.

Book Bans and Challenges, 2007–2011

Click on the interactive map to find out which books have been banned or challenged and why.

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