Books Under Threat

Reports of book banning are at historic high levels. Books about LGBTQ people, people of color, and racism are being especially targeted for censorship.

Empower readers and libraries at https://uniteagainstbookbans.org/

Title Author Cover
Sex : a book for teens : an uncensored guide to your body, sex, and safety Nikol Hasler Sex : a book for teens : an uncensored guide to your body, sex, and safety cover image
Our own private universe Robin Talley Our own private universe cover image
GLBTQ : the survival guide for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning teens Kelly Madrone GLBTQ : the survival guide for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning teens cover image
The glass castle : a memoir Jeannette Walls The glass castle : a memoir cover image
All we can do is wait Richard Lawson All we can do is wait cover image
Fry bread : a Native American family story Kevin Noble Maillard Fry bread : a Native American family story cover image
What girls are made of Elana K Arnold What girls are made of cover image
I'll give you the sun Jandy Nelson I'll give you the sun cover image
The bluest eye Toni Morrison The bluest eye cover image
Let's talk about love Claire Kann Let's talk about love cover image
Chains Laurie Halse Anderson Chains cover image
LGBTQ : the survival guide for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning teens Kelly Madrone LGBTQ : the survival guide for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning teens cover image
Melissa Alex Gino Melissa cover image
Cemetery boys Aiden Thomas Cemetery boys cover image
An indigenous peoples' history of the United States Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz An indigenous peoples' history of the United States cover image
Citizen : an American lyric Claudia Rankine Citizen : an American lyric cover image
The love & lies of Rukhsana Ali Sabina Khan The love & lies of Rukhsana Ali cover image
It gets better : coming out, overcoming bullying, and creating a life worth living It gets better : coming out, overcoming bullying, and creating a life worth living cover image
Pride : the story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag Rob Sanders Pride : the story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag cover image
The handmaid's tale Margaret Atwood The handmaid's tale cover image
I know why the caged bird sings Maya Angelou I know why the caged bird sings cover image
It feels good to be yourself : a book about gender identity Theresa Thorn It feels good to be yourself : a book about gender identity cover image
Breathless Jennifer Niven Breathless cover image
Of ice and shadows Audrey Coulthurst Of ice and shadows cover image
Sex : an uncensored introduction Nikol Hasler Sex : an uncensored introduction cover image
Wide awake David Levithan Wide awake cover image
This is your time Ruby Bridges This is your time cover image
Sloppy firsts : a Jessica Darling novel Megan McCafferty Sloppy firsts : a Jessica Darling novel cover image
Empress of the world Sara Ryan Empress of the world cover image
The baby tree Sophie Blackall The baby tree cover image
Water for elephants : a novel Sara Gruen Water for elephants : a novel cover image
Stamped (for kids) : racism, antiracism, and you Sonja Cherry-Paul Stamped (for kids) : racism, antiracism, and you cover image
The Trickster Laurie Halse Anderson The Trickster cover image
Looking for Alaska John Green Looking for Alaska cover image
Felix ever after Kacen Callender Felix ever after cover image
Ace of spades Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé Ace of spades cover image
The Sin-eater's confession Ilsa J Bick The Sin-eater's confession cover image
Lily and Dunkin Donna Gephart Lily and Dunkin cover image
The hate u give Angie Thomas The hate u give cover image
The black flamingo Dean Atta The black flamingo cover image
My mixed-up berry blue summer Jennifer Gennari My mixed-up berry blue summer cover image
New kid Jerry Craft New kid cover image
Panic Sharon M Draper Panic cover image
Monday's not coming : a novel Tiffany D Jackson Monday's not coming : a novel cover image
Jane against the world : Roe v. Wade and the fight for reproductive rights Karen Blumenthal Jane against the world : Roe v. Wade and the fight for reproductive rights cover image
Forever Judy Blume Forever cover image
I think I love you Auriane Desombre I think I love you cover image
A is for activist Innosanto Nagara A is for activist cover image
Will Grayson, Will Grayson John Green Will Grayson, Will Grayson cover image
This one summer Mariko Tamaki This one summer cover image
Black girl unlimited : the remarkable story of a teenage wizard Echo Brown Black girl unlimited : the remarkable story of a teenage wizard cover image
I am not your perfect Mexican daughter Erika L Sánchez I am not your perfect Mexican daughter cover image
Who was Maria Tallchief? Catherine Gourley Who was Maria Tallchief? cover image
The miseducation of Cameron Post Emily M Danforth The miseducation of Cameron Post cover image
The stars and the blackness between them Junauda Petrus The stars and the blackness between them cover image
Graceling Kristin Cashore Graceling cover image
So you want to talk about race Ijeoma Oluo So you want to talk about race cover image
Four hundred souls : a community history of African America, 1619-2019 Four hundred souls : a community history of African America, 1619-2019 cover image
Fml Shaun David Hutchinson Fml cover image
Blended Sharon M Draper Blended cover image
Who was Harriet Tubman? Yona Zeldis McDonough Who was Harriet Tubman? cover image
Beyond magenta : transgender teens speak out Susan Kuklin Beyond magenta : transgender teens speak out cover image
Acting out Laurie Halse Anderson Acting out cover image
When they call you a terrorist : a black lives matter memoir Patrisse Cullors When they call you a terrorist : a black lives matter memoir cover image
The underground girls of Kabul : in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan Jenny Nordberg The underground girls of Kabul : in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan cover image
Beyond the gender binary Alok Vaid-Menon Beyond the gender binary cover image
Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe Benjamin Alire Sáenz Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe cover image
Follow your arrow Jessica Verdi Follow your arrow cover image
The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness Michelle Alexander The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness cover image
When the moon was ours Anna-Marie McLemore When the moon was ours cover image
Lucky Alice Sebold Lucky cover image
Between the world and me Ta-Nehisi Coates Between the world and me cover image
The kite runner Khaled Hosseini The kite runner cover image
Embrace Jessica Shirvington Embrace cover image
If you could be mine Sara Farizan If you could be mine cover image