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Banned Books

Learn what banned books are and about the history of banned, burned and challenged books. See classic books that have been banned elsewhere that are available in COM Library.

Award Winning Books That Have Been Banned or Challenged

The reason to ban books generally boils down to ideas that are perceived as dangerous in some way to an individual, group, or government that does not want others to have access to that idea, whether the idea is about God, government or society. This list highlights the award winning books that have been banned and why.  

Print books can be checked out with a COM ID; for eBooks must access on campus or login with your COM account for off campus access.