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ENG 310: Literature for Children: Home

Timeline of Banned Books

Start Here First!

Watch this video for an introduction to the banned and challenged books resources on this page.

Welcome to the Literature for Children Research Guide

The Literature for Children Research Guide is designed to help you navigate sources in the library and online. 

 young adult novel Philip Pullman His Dark Materials children's book heather has two mommies captain underpants by dev pilkey

Pat Scales on Censorship

Pat Scales is the former chair of the American Library Association’s Intellectual Freedom Committee; she regularly blogs for School Library Journal about censorship and intellectual freedom issues.  Below is a link to her School Library Journal contributions.

Finding your Sources

Map of Bans and Challenges

Banned Books Week Twitter

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this guide or you need help finding resources for your ENG 310 assignments, please contact librarians Anna Mary Williford or Sheila Brandt.

UM's Banned Books Week 2021 Site

Visit UM's 2022 Banned Books Week site. It includes many resources including banned books lists, news stories, videos, and online resources.

Banned Books Week 2022