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/

Banned Book Week is September 18-24, learn more at https://bannedbooksweek.org/

Title Author Cover
Graceling Kristin Cashore Graceling 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
The baby tree Sophie Blackall The baby tree cover image
Some assembly required : the not-so-secret life of a transgender teen Arin Andrews Some assembly required : the not-so-secret life of a transgender teen 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
If you could be mine Sara Farizan If you could be mine 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
Extremely loud & incredibly close Jonathan Safran Foer Extremely loud & incredibly close 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
The Stonewall Riots : coming out in the streets Gayle E Pitman The Stonewall Riots : coming out in the streets cover image
We are the ants Shaun David Hutchinson We are the ants cover image
They both die at the end Adam Silvera They both die at the end 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
Jack of hearts (and other parts) Lev AC Rosen Jack of hearts (and other parts) cover image
Khaled Hosseini's The kite runner Khaled Hosseini's The kite runner cover image
Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes Chris Crutcher Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes cover image
Stamped (for kids) : racism, antiracism, and you Sonja Cherry-Paul Stamped (for kids) : racism, antiracism, and you cover image
Who was Harriet Tubman? Yona Zeldis McDonough Who was Harriet Tubman? cover image
Breathless Jennifer Niven Breathless cover image
Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass Meg Medina Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass cover image
Thinking out loud : on the personal, the political, the public, and the private Anna Quindlen Thinking out loud : on the personal, the political, the public, and the private cover image
Who was Maria Tallchief? Catherine Gourley Who was Maria Tallchief? cover image
An indigenous peoples' history of the United States Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz An indigenous peoples' history of the United States cover image
Morris Micklewhite and the tangerine dress Christine Baldacchino Morris Micklewhite and the tangerine dress cover image
A raisin in the sun Lorraine Hansberry A raisin in the sun cover image
Vampire Academy Richelle Mead Vampire Academy cover image
Let's talk about love Claire Kann Let's talk about love cover image
Beyond magenta : transgender teens speak out Susan Kuklin Beyond magenta : transgender teens speak out cover image
Sissy : a coming-of-gender story Jacob Tobia Sissy : a coming-of-gender story cover image
Our own private universe Robin Talley Our own private universe cover image
The love & lies of Rukhsana Ali Sabina Khan The love & lies of Rukhsana Ali cover image
Lucky Alice Sebold Lucky cover image
Fry bread : a Native American family story Kevin Noble Maillard Fry bread : a Native American family story cover image
It's perfectly normal : a book about changing bodies, growing up, sex and sexual health Robie H Harris It's perfectly normal : a book about changing bodies, growing up, sex and sexual health cover image
The glass castle : a memoir Jeannette Walls The glass castle : a memoir cover image
Clap when you land Elizabeth Acevedo Clap when you land cover image
The bluest eye Toni Morrison The bluest eye cover image
Who is Derek Jeter? Gail Herman Who is Derek Jeter? cover image
The poet X : a novel Elizabeth Acevedo The poet X : a novel cover image
Follow your arrow Jessica Verdi Follow your arrow cover image
This book is anti-racist Tiffany Jewell This book is anti-racist cover image
Out of darkness Ashley Hope Pérez Out of darkness cover image
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
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
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
Lily and Dunkin Donna Gephart Lily and Dunkin cover image
Sex is a funny word : a book about bodies, feelings, and YOU Cory Silverberg Sex is a funny word : a book about bodies, feelings, and YOU cover image
Sold Patricia McCormick Sold cover image
Felix ever after Kacen Callender Felix ever after cover image
The cider house rules : a novel John Irving The cider house rules : a novel cover image
What girls are made of Elana K Arnold What girls are made of cover image
Between the world and me Ta-Nehisi Coates Between the world and me cover image
This is your time Ruby Bridges This is your time cover image
This one summer Mariko Tamaki This one summer cover image
A is for activist Innosanto Nagara A is for activist cover image
Fml Shaun David Hutchinson Fml cover image
Empress of the world Sara Ryan Empress of the world cover image
I am not your perfect Mexican daughter Erika L Sánchez I am not your perfect Mexican daughter 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
Black girl unlimited : the remarkable story of a teenage wizard Echo Brown Black girl unlimited : the remarkable story of a teenage wizard cover image
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian Sherman Alexie The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian cover image
Panic Sharon M Draper Panic cover image
Blended Sharon M Draper Blended cover image
Caste : the origins of our discontents Isabel Wilkerson Caste : the origins of our discontents cover image
Melissa Alex Gino Melissa 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
Looking for Alaska John Green Looking for Alaska cover image
Little leaders : bold women in black history Vashti Harrison Little leaders : bold women in black history cover image
Of ice and shadows Audrey Coulthurst Of ice and shadows cover image
Fun home : una familia tragicómica Alison Bechdel Fun home : una familia tragicómica cover image
The handmaid's tale Margaret Atwood The handmaid's tale cover image
LAWN BOY. Jonathan Evison LAWN BOY. 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
Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe Benjamin Alire Sáenz Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe cover image