Mark Twain. Salman Rushdie. Harper Lee. J.K. Rowling. Thomas Paine. Toni Morrison.
Banned. Burned. Challenged.
Throughout history, people have tried to control the ideas of others by restricting access to books. Some argue that the content is inappropriate. Others are trying to suppress dissention. Find out more about what books have been banned in history and why at the following links:
- Controversial and Banned Books
- Libraries and the First Amendment
- Freedom to Read – Bannings and Burnings in History
- Banned Books – Challenging Censorship in Literature