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CSM Library Virtual Displays

Celebrate the Freedom to Read!

Banned Books Week September 26 - October 2, 2021. Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us.

Read Online

Book cover of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Book cover of Ulysses
Book cover of The Jungle: A Novel
Book cover of Sons and Lovers
Book cover of A Child Called
Book cover of The Call of the Wild

Print Books

Book cover of The Great Gatsby
Book cover of Nickel and Dimed
Book cover of Bless me, Ultima
Book cover of To Kill a Mockingbird
Book cover of Beyond Magenta
Book cover of Kite Runner
Book cover of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Book cover of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Book cover of I know why the caged bird sings
Book cover of The Color Purple
Book cover of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Book cover of Persepolis
Book cover of Drama

Other Resources

Reasons for Challenges

Reasons for Challenges include LGBTQIA, political viewpoint, anti-police, Black Lives Matter, anti-racism, racial slurs, religious viewpoint, profanity, racist, extremely liberal, emphasis on social justice, filled with lies, glorifying gay marriage, brainwash children, violence, caused nightmares, perverted, vulgar, divisive topics, nudity, self harm, suicide, alcohol, indecent, etc.

Who Initiates Challenges?

Who Initiates Challenges? 50% parents, 20% patrons, 11% board/administration, 9% political/religious groups, 5% librarians/teachers, 4% elected officials, 1% students