Banned Books Week
October 1 - October 7, 2023
An annual event celebrating the freedom to read!
Held during the first week of October, it spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools.
It brings together the entire book community in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular.
Challenged for LGBTQIA+ content, providing sexual education, and claims of being sexually explicit
Out of Darkness
By Ashley Hope Perez
Challenged for depictions of abuse and claims of it being sexually explicit