Celebrate YOUR freedom to read! The American Library Association’s “Banned” Books Week starts September 27.

To Kill a Mokingbird Book CoverBanned Books Week, September 27 – October 3, 2015, is an annual celebration of the freedom to read. Since 1982, librarians, booksellers, teachers and countless others take this opportunity to highlight the importance of intellectual freedom and remind us not to take this precious democratic freedom for granted.

Here are just a few of the books that have been banned or challenged over the years. How many have you read?

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, 1884  The first ban of Mark Twain’s American classic in Concord, MA in 1885 called it “trash and suitable only for …