03 08 '18 Love it 0 50 Challenged Books These young adult banned books have been challenged for a variety of reasons like sex, drugs, or bad language. 02 08 '18 Love it 0 Banned Books 2018 School Toolkit Each participating school should get 20 books. This should enable one Year 10 class to work with the Young Adult Banned Books per half term. 24 07 '18 Love it 0 Censored Summer Reads: VOTE CLOSED Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale – voted favourite banned book of this year’s Censored Summer Reads Campaign. 18 07 '18 Love it 0 *THIS VOTE IS NOW CLOSED* Censored Summer Reads: Women’s stories 16 07 '18 Love it 0 Banned Books Week censored summer reads The Handmaid’s Tale? Harry Potter? The Colour Purple? What’s your favourite banned book? 28 09 '17 Love it 0 Podcast: What happens when ideas are silenced? Award-winning journalist David Aaronovitch was joined in conversation with Irish young adult author Claire Hennessy and Saqi Books publisher Lynn Gaspard. 26 09 '17 Love it 0 Another year, another stack of banned books But what are the censors so afraid of? Here are 10 books banned in 2017 to give us an idea. 26 09 '16 Love it 0 What are the censors so afraid of? To celebrate the freedom to read, Index on Censorship staff explore some of their favourite, and some of the most important, banned or challenged books.