Of the 416 books banned or challenged in 2017, here are the Top 10 Most Challenged. The annual list is compiled by the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom, which documents censorship incidents in libraries and schools. Learn more about censorship trends in the 2018 State of America's Libraries Report: ala.org/news/state-americas-libraries-report-2018.
11,300 Number of books that have been challenged since 1982, according to the American Library Association. The Banned Books Week campaign launched the same year, in response to the surge in challenges to books in schools, bookstores, and libraries across the country.