Books banned in schools in the U.S. H2 2022, by state

Number of books banned in school classrooms and libraries in the United States from July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022, by state

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Release date

April 2023

Region

United States

Survey time period

July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022

Number of respondents

1,477 books

Special properties

figures come from 66 school districts in 21 states

Supplementary notes

The source analyzed all relevant news stories on challenges, restrictions, and bans to school library books, curriculum, and classroom libraries across the United States by consulting school district websites, speaking with librarians, authors, and teachers, and reviewing letters to school districts organized by the NCAC. The analysis took into account only actions which led to the removal or restriction of books of any kind for at least a period of one day.

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