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Banned Books: Home

What is a Banned Book?

Top 10 Most Banned and Challenged Books of 2021

 

Banned, challenged, and restricted for LBGTQIA+ content and because it was considered to have sexually explicit images.

Banned and challenged for LGBTQIA+ content and because it was considered to be sexually explicit

Banned and challenged for LGBTQIA+ content, profanity, and because it was considered to be sexually explicit

Banned, challenged and restricted for depictions of abuse and because it was considered to be sexually explicit

Banned and challenged for profanity, violence, and because it was thought to promote and anti-police message and indoctrination of a social agenda

Banned and challenged for profanity, sexual references and use of a derogatory term

Banned and challenged because it was considered sexually explicit and degrading to women

Banned and challenged because it depicts child sexual abuse and was considered sexually explicit

Banned, challenged, relocated and restricted for providing sexual education and LGBTQIA+ content

Banned and challenged for LGBTQIA+ content and because it was considered to be sexually explicit

Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to UHV's guide to Banned Books! Have you ever wondered why and how books get challenged and banned? This guide will help you to understand the whole process. The tabs above will guide you to learn more about book censorship and our right to read what we want. This is not a comprehensive list of all Banned Books at UHV, but instead highlights specific titles. If you are looking for a specific title not listed please search for it in our catalog. 


 

Banned Books Gallery

Web Resources for Banned & Challenged Books


Web Resources for Challenged and Banned Books

 

ALA Banned Books Lists

Want to see what books have been banned?

Check out these American Library Association lists to see the top 100 books by decade that have been banned and challenged over time!

By Decade: