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Banned Books: By Year

A look at books that have been banned or challenged throughout the years

The Top Books Challenged by Year

In the following sub-pages you'll find a breakdown of the most challenged books of that specific year along with other facts. Several books appear in the top slots for numerous years, although sometimes the reasons for the challenge might vary from year to year or shift a bit in infamy. Although we don't retain every title on the list in our system, clicking the title will bring you to the catalog entry for the titles we do have.

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013-2012

2011-2010

2000's