September 24-October 1 is Banned Book Week. Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment.
What is a banned book? A banned book is one that has been removed from the shelves of a library, bookstore, or classroom because of its controversial content.
Here is a Google map showing places in the U.S. where books were challenged between 2007 and 2011, indicating titles, reasons for the challenge and ultimate results.