Banned Books Week 2017

Banned Books Week Collection

September 24th through September 30th is Banned Books Week, a time to raise awareness about book censorship and the importance of access to information. Explore our collection of activities, lesson plans, leveled reading passages, and word games aligned with books that have either been banned or challenged in schools. Excercise your right to read! 

Written by Lois Lowry

The story of a dystopian community ruled by the Committee of Elders, which tightly controls every...

7th - 11th

Written by Suzanne Collins

The story centers on Katniss Everdeen, who lives in the dystopian nation of Panem. Katniss is from...

5th - 11th

Written by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter is miserable living with his aunt and uncle, the Durselys, and his cousin, Dudley. But...

4th - 8th

Written by Anne Frank

Anne Frank wrote this diary while her family was in hiding in an attic during the Nazi occupation...

5th - 8th

Written by Judy Blume

A groundbreaking novel when it came out in 1970, the book discusses sensitive issues young girls...

3rd - 7th