Banned Books Week 2021: Resources for Middle School (6-8); High School: (9-12)

Posted on September 28, 2021

by Kate M

Teaching frequently challenged books can be a daunting task.  Banned books are guaranteed to contain controversial subject matter, demanding thoughtful and provoking dialogue.  Banned books in a library or classroom can also lead to conversations of censorship and free speech.  Yet the reward outweighs the risks, since books that make the American Library Association’s list of frequently challenged titles remain students’ timeless favorites.  Find inspiration from these resources for studying banned books.  

A Library card and PIN will be required to access many of the resources listed.  Need help with your card or PIN?  Contact your nearest location or call 419-259-5200. Need a new card?

Cover of Banned Books

Banned Books

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Cover of Banned Books

Banned Books

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Cover of Banned Books

Banned Books

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Cover of Banned Books

Banned Books

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Cover of Teaching Banned Books: 12 Guides for Young Readers

Teaching Banned Books: 12 Guides for Young Readers

Cover of Teaching Banned Books: 12 Guides for Young Readers

Teaching Banned Books: 12 Guides for Young Readers

Cover of Book Banning

Book Banning

Cover of Book Banning

Book Banning

Cover of Bad for You: Exposing the War on Fun!

Bad for You: Exposing the War on Fun!

Cover of Bad for You: Exposing the War on Fun!

Bad for You: Exposing the War on Fun!

Cover of Madeleine L'Engle : Banned, Challenged, and Censored

Madeleine L'Engle : Banned, Challenged, and Censored

Cover of Madeleine L'Engle : Banned, Challenged, and Censored

Madeleine L'Engle : Banned, Challenged, and Censored

Cover of Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds

Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds

Cover of Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds

Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds

Cover of Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds

Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds

Cover of Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds

Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds

Cover of Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds

Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds

Cover of Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds

Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds

Common Core Standards and Banned Books Week: A Thematic Guide for Introducing Banned and Challenged Books in the Classroom

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