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Banned Books that Shaped America - Taken from the Library of Congress' exhibit of Books that Shaped America, this list takes a look at influential American works that have been banned or challenged.
Top Ten 2016 - Each year the Office for Intellectual Freedom and the American Library Association (ALA) records all challenges and bans of literature in public spaces and compiles a list of titles ranked by the frequency of reported challenges. Last year's most banned book was This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki, often challenged for portraying LGBT characters and content deemed "sexually explicit" by its critics.
Most Controversial Books in the World - This infographic presentation takes a look at some of the most famously banned books and the reasons that censors found them so troubling.
100 Most Frequently Challenged Books by Decade - An expansion of ALA's yearly list, this resource examines banning trends by decade. Take a look, are there any books that were banned in the 90's that wouldn't be censored today?
The Long History of Censorship - Book banning is not a new phenomenon, this article explores how governments, churches, publishers, and even the postal service have played a role in censoring texts through the ages.