Curious about what made it onto the top banned books this year?
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Because Banned Books Week is one that should be on everyone’s calendar.
Why should we care about banned books?
Because often the stories that folks are trying to ban are often the exact ones we need to educate our children and expand their horizons to better understand, appreciate and approach the world around them.
Banned Books of 2018
The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom tracked347 challenges to library, school and university materials and services in 2018.
Of the 483 books challenged or banned in 2018, the Top 11 Most Challenged Books are:
Banned, challenged, and relocated because it was believed to encourage children to clear browser history and change their bodies using hormones, and for mentioning “dirty magazines,” describing male anatomy, “creating confusion,” and including a transgender character