Libraries promote the freedom to read and we celebrate that freedom every year with Banned Books Week. Books are usually banned or challenged with good intentions, typically to protect others of the contents. Here is a list of frequently challenged/banned books and why they have been censored.
16 items
Frankenstein
Book - 1921
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Book - 2003
The Great Gatsby
Book - 2004
Brave New World
Book - 2006
Gone With the Wind
Book - 1964
The Grapes of Wrath
Book - 2002
Animal Farm
1984
Book - 2003
1984
Book - 1992
The Catcher in the Rye
Book - 1951
The Lord of the Rings / by J.R.R. Tolkien
Book - 1994
To Kill A Mockingbird
Book - 2010
Catch-22
Book - 1995
The Da Vinci Code
A Novel
Book - 2003
Fifty Shades of Grey
Book - 2012
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