Banned Books Week!

Banned books week is here! Celebrate the freedom to read by rocking our Banned books tote, socks, pencil bag and/or compostition notebook!

Banned book week is Sept. 25 - October 1.

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. More than 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982 according to the American Library Association.

The 10 most challenged titles of 2015 were:

1. Looking for Alaska by John Green*

2. Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James

3. I am Jazz by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings

4. Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin

5. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon*

6. The Holy Bible*

7. Fun Home: A family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel*

8. Habibi by Craig Thompson 9. Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan by Jeanette Winter

10. Two Boys Kissing by David Lavithan

*We have it in stock currently!.