Banned Books Week infographic

ALA Banned Books Week logo

Banned Books Week is September 25-October 1

Sometimes why books are banned or challenged is just as interesting as which books are banned or challenged. Check out this infographic of the “24 Most Controversial Books of All Time,” compiled from data from the ALA Office of Intellectual Freedom and other sources.

Top Reasons Books Are Challenged and Other ObjectionsClick on the image to see the whole infographic from Electric Literature

Have you read any of these books? Do any of these reasons surprise you? Share in the comments, and remember to visit the Banned Books Week display at the Robbins Library and add to the “Books Change Lives/Books Save Lives” jar.

Banned Books Week display table with poster, fake flames, ALA statement, and Books Change Lives jar

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