Banned Books Week is upon us again! Time to celebrate all the things that people ban books for, AKA the reasons why books are awesome. I have always felt that banning a book is a sure-fire way to get people to read a book. During Banned Books Week these books get a ton of exposure from people like you and I, who are outraged that we are still trying to keep children from reading books, especially for such ridiculous reasons. It sometimes seems like every book has been banned or challenged at some point, but here is a selection of some of the more famous ones, and the reasons they were banned.

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If you are interested in reading more, check out our previous years' posts on our old site HERE, HERE and HERE. There is also tons of information on the Banned Books Week website, and the American Library Association page.

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