Frequently Challenged Books
The ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) receives reports from libraries, schools, and the media on attempts to ban books in communities across the country. We compile lists of challenged books in order to inform the public about censorship efforts that affect libraries and schools. The top ten most challenged books of 2015 include:
2021 Top Ten Best FictionThe full 2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults list can be found here.
2020 Teens' Top Ten Announced!
2019 Teens' Top Ten TitlesThe top ten titles are as follows:
2018 Teens' Top Ten Official List
(Download the PDF with annotations here)
2017 Teens' Top Ten
2016 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults