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Banned Books

Libro.fm values the freedom to read. We are committed to protecting the rights of readers and the importance of representation in books. Check out frequently challenged audiobooks and hear from authors, booksellers, and others speaking out against censorship.

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Melissa (previously published as GEORGE) by Alex Gino
Melissa (previously published as GEORGE)
Alex Gino
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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Jonathan Safran Foer
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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds & Ibram X. Kendi
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
Jason Reynolds & Ibram X. Kendi
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The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
The Bluest Eye
Toni Morrison
The Blood Years by Elana K. Arnold
The Blood Years
Elana K. Arnold
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (Revised Edition) by Jesse Andrews
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (Revised Edition)
Jesse Andrews
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The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
The Poet X
Elizabeth Acevedo
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Animal Farm
George Orwell
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The 1619 Project by Caitlin Roper, Ilena Silverman & Jake Silverstein
The 1619 Project
Caitlin Roper, Ilena Silverman & Jake Silverstein
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Banned Books: A Conversation

Listen to our episode with Traci Thomas, host of The Stacks, Kiese Laymon, author of Heavy, Nicole Lintemuth, owner of Bettie’s Pages, and Martha Hickson, a high school librarian in Annandale, NJ.

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Why Banned Books Week matters

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Resources to fight against book bans

Want to join the fight against book bans and challenges? Check out these organizations and resources to learn more about what you can do to take action.

Learn about bills being passed.

By seeing what bills at a local, state, and national level are impacting book bans, we can better take action.

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