Banned Books Week 2022

Banned Books Week 2022 - Banned Books

Banned Books Week 2022

Banned Books Week 2022

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information.

Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types — in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular.

Banned Books Week 2022 will be held September 18 – 24. The theme of this year’s event is “Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to learn more about Banned Book Week 

Click here to see all the incredible events taking place across the country to support the freedom to read! 

Throwback video we made at Books Inc. Opera Plaza in San Francisco in honor of Banned Books Week's 2015 theme "I Read Banned Books."

 


 

Check out our catalog of banned books and add a few to your cart to read dangerously!

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Gender Queer: A Memoir

Gender Queer: A Memoir Maia Kobabe
9781549304002
$19.99
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The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale (Pantheon Graphic Library)

The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale (Pantheon Graphic Library) Art Spiegelman
9780679406419
$35.00
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All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto

All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto George M. Johnson
9780374312718
$18.99
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The Bluest Eye (Vintage International)

The Bluest Eye (Vintage International) Toni Morrison
9780307278449
$16.00
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New Kid

New Kid Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft
9780062691194
$12.99
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Monday's Not Coming

Monday's Not Coming Tiffany D. Jackson
9780062422682
$12.99
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Lawn Boy

Lawn Boy Jonathan Evison
9781616209230
$16.99
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The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give Angie Thomas, Amandla Stenberg
9780062498540
$14.99
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The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story

The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story Nikole Hannah-Jones, The New York Times Magazine, Caitlin Roper, Ilena Silverman, Jake Silverstein
9780593230572
$38.00
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The 1619 Project: Born on the Water

The 1619 Project: Born on the Water Nikole Hannah-Jones, Renée Watson, Nikkolas Smith
9780593307359
$18.99
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A Separate Peace

A Separate Peace John Knowles
9780743253970
$17.00
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey
9780812980028
$18.00
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Ken Kesey
9780451163967
$9.99
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Diario de Anne Frank / Diary of a Young Girl

Diario de Anne Frank / Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank
9780525565888
$13.95
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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic Alison Bechdel
9780618871711
$17.99
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How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America

How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America Clint Smith
9780316492935
$29.00
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The Last Year of Malcom X

The Last Year of Malcom X George Breitman
9780873480048
$15.00
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A Lesson Before Dying: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries)

A Lesson Before Dying: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Ernest J. Gaines
9780375702709
$15.00
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Sherman Alexie
9780316013697
$15.99
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (Revised Edition)

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (Revised Edition) Jesse Andrews
9781419719608
$9.95
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Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You

Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, Sonja Cherry-Paul, Rachelle Baker
9780316167581
$15.99
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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi
9780316453691
$18.99
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Speak

Speak Laurie Halse Anderson
9780312674397
$10.99
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To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
9780060935467
$16.99
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Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck
9780140177398
$12.00
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain, Azar Nafisi, R. Kent Rasmussen, R. Kent Rasmussen
9780143107323
$8.00
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The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel

The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Margaret Atwood
9780385490818
$15.95
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Fahrenheit 451: A Novel

Fahrenheit 451: A Novel Ray Bradbury
9781451673319
$17.00
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1984

1984 George Orwell, Erich Fromm
9780451524935
$9.99
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Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies William Golding, E. M. Forster, E. L. Epstein
9781573226127
$17.00
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Animal Farm: 75th Anniversary Edition

Animal Farm: 75th Anniversary Edition George Orwell, Russell Baker, Tea Obreht
9780451526342
$9.99
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The Giver (Giver Quartet #1)

The Giver (Giver Quartet #1) Lois Lowry
9780544336261
$9.99
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The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger
9780316769174
$15.99
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The Poet X

The Poet X Elizabeth Acevedo
9780062662811
$14.99
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Brave New World

Brave New World Aldous Huxley
9780060850524
$16.99
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Their Eyes Were Watching God

Their Eyes Were Watching God Zora Neale Hurston
9780061120060
$17.99
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Slaughterhouse-Five: A Novel (Modern Library 100 Best Novels)

Slaughterhouse-Five: A Novel (Modern Library 100 Best Novels) Kurt Vonnegut
9780385333849
$17.00
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Beloved (Vintage International)

Beloved (Vintage International) Toni Morrison
9781400033416
$17.00
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The Color Purple: A Novel

The Color Purple: A Novel Alice Walker
9780143135692
$17.00
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Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out Susan Kuklin
9780763673680
$15.99
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