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Banned and Challenged Books

SFA Faculty Teach-In on Banned Books (2020)

Banned Books Week Teach-In September 28, 2020

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The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom provides confidential support to anyone undergoing a challenge or ban. Support can come in the form of letters, book reviews, resources, talking points or emotional support.

Report censorship online or bcalling -800-545-2433, ext. 4226.

More about Banned and Challenged Books


Some famous banned or challenged books (for political reasons)


§Cats’ Cradle-Kurt Vonnegut
§The Pentagon Papers
§The Grapes of Wrath-John Steinbeck
§Secrecy and Democracy-Stansfield Turner
§The Ugly American-William Lederer
§The Affluent Society-John K. Galbraith
§Gulliver’s Travels-Jonathan Swift
§DuPont: Behind the Nylon Curtain-Gerard Zilg
§On the Beach-Nevil Shute
§The Struggle is My Life- Nelson Mandela
§Ten Days that Shook the World-John Reed

§Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee-Dee Brown

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