Field Report 2016: Banned & Challenged Books
Stay updated on book bans and challenges with this fascinating field report. In 2016, the American Library Association recorded more than 300 book challenges, or attempts to remove books. This nine-page report, a supplement to the resource guide Banned Books: Defending Our Freedom to Read, explores 45 of those titles, and it’s packed with highlights from Banned Books Week 2016, tips on how to defend the right to read and “fast facts” about your favorite banned books.
For more information about banned and challenged books, visit ala.org/bbooks.