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Banned books values the freedom to read. We believe in 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.

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur
Bookseller Pick
Melissa (previously published as GEORGE) by Alex Gino
Melissa (previously published as GEORGE)
Alex Gino
All Boys Aren't Blue by George M. Johnson
All Boys Aren't Blue
George M. Johnson
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Bookseller Pick
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas
If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo
If I Was Your Girl
Meredith Russo
Bookseller Pick
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds & Ibram X. Kendi
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
Jason Reynolds & Ibram X. Kendi
This Book Is Gay by Juno Dawson
This Book Is Gay
Juno Dawson
All American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely
All American Boys
Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
The Bluest Eye
Toni Morrison
Bookseller Pick
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
The Poet X
Elizabeth Acevedo
Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan
Two Boys Kissing
David Levithan

Resources to fight banning books

Want to join the fight against banning books? Check out these organizations and resources to learn what you can do to help. is a Social Purpose Corporation

A Social Purpose Corporation (SPC) employs a hybrid approach to growth and profit, incorporating elements of traditional for-profit business and nonprofit organization. An SPC is able to pursue both social and financial goals in the for-profit context, even if those social goals may at times conflict with the corporation’s financial interest or shareholders’ financial interests.

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