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Junior Research Project

Digital Resources


Data on Book Bans - ALA (2022-2023)

Top 100 Most Challenged books by decade (ALA)

Data on Book Bans (2023) - Includes national and state banns. From the Field (ALA)

PEN America (spreadsheet of list of banned/attempted banned books 2022

History of Book Banning (Harvard University/Gutman Library) video & timeline; role of ChatGPT

Books that Shaped America (by time period) Library of Congress (many here are also on banned/challenged lists)

A Brief History of Book Banning. Interview with Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress. Smithsonian Magazine. (Text & Recording)