Did you know that 56% of banned titles are written for the Young Adult audience? Celebrate your right to read with a selection of books that have been challenged throughout the USA or visit one of the sites below to find ways to get active!
From UniteAgainstBookBans.org Action Toolkit:
"Books are tools for understanding complex issues. Limiting young people's access to books does not protect them from life's complex and challenging issues."
Want to get active? Visit BookRiot's Banned Book Week Action List!
The Intellectual Freedom Teen Council (IFTC) is a virtual space hosted by The Brooklyn Public Library where teens (ages 13-19) from across the country can connect with a peer-support network and discuss book challenges, censorship, and intellectual freedom.
Click on one of the books below to be directed to our online catalog or stop by the Teen Room display!