Gallery: Banned and challenged books across America


This is just a small sample of the many.

Hundreds of books are challenged in schools and libraries across the United States every year. The American Library Association has kept an extensive record of books challenged during the last few decades.

Here are just some of the books that have been challenged and banned over the years.


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