You are here: Home / Archive / 2008 / September / Banned Book Week

Banned Book Week

Annual observance of Banned Books Week
When Sep 27, 2008 12:00 AM to
Oct 04, 2008 12:00 AM
Add event to calendar vCal

Banned Books Week emphasizes the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one's opinion even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular and the importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or unpBanned Booksopular viewpoints to all who wish to read them.

Check out the list of challenged books;
see which ones you have read.
Support the right to read!

The 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books

(click on headline to view)

Top Ten Challenged Authors 1990 to 2004

(most recent data available)

1. Alvin Schwartz

2. Judy Blume

3. Robert Cormier

4. J.K. Rowling

5. Michael Willhoite

6. Katherine Paterson

7. Stephen King

8. Maya Angelou

9. R.L. Stine

10. John Steinbeck