Books Belong everywhere: whether fiction or nonfiction, books help us to see ourselves and others in the world. They must be available to everyone so that readers may connect to the stories that speak to them, to learn more deeply about themselves, and about other people and cultures.
"It doesn't always feel like you're banning the book itself. Sometimes it feels like you're banning the people who those books are about, that you're saying that those lives are lives that should only exist in the shadows."
Resources for Fighting Book Bans
If you are faced with a book ban or challenge in your community, here are helpful resources for support.