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Banned Books Week - Interactive Infographic

Banned Books Week - Interactive Infographic | Banned Books Week | Scoop.it

Visitors to this site can explore reasons why books are challenged, statistics by state, and other informative data in this interactive infographic created by the Kennedy Library of the California Polytechnic University.

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Banned Books Week

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Includes news, informational resources, videos, and events celebrating the freedom to read.

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Frequently challenged books of the 21st century | American Library Association

Frequently challenged books of the 21st century | American Library Association | Banned Books Week | Scoop.it

The ALA provides an authoritative list of frequently challenged materials based on their data compilation. While this page focuses on 2001-2011, visitors can also access information from previous decades.

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Issues & Education - Freedom to Read Foundation

Issues & Education - Freedom to Read Foundation | Banned Books Week | Scoop.it

The Freedom to Read Foundation has the mission of "Defending the First Amendment in Libraries and Beyond." The Issues & Education section includes information about key issues, such as challenges to library materials, video games, internet freedom, and privacy. the "Litigation & the Courts" section is also helpful in exploring current and past cases in which the FTRF has defended intellectual freedom.

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Challenged Young Adult Books | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

This is a resource for listings of challenged or censored young adult books. The list contains a summary of each title.

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About Banned & Challenged Books | American Library Association

This ALA page addresses frequently asked questions regarding the difference between a challenge and a ban, why books are challenged, and who challenges books.

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Intellectual Freedom | American Library Association

Intellectual Freedom | American Library Association | Banned Books Week | Scoop.it

Includes the basic definition of intellectual freedom and links to resources including the Library Bill of Rights

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