Ideas in books can ignite discovery, encourage empathy, and offer solace. With that in mind, here are 17 banned books worth reading for their ideas.
Three teenage environmentalists who skipped revision lessons to attend a climate change protest have been banned from their end-of-year prom. Headteacher Peter Mayland believes the 16-year-olds should be penalised for bailing on the important revision classes to attend the march.
All across the world, a growing movement is demanding action to curb the climate crisis. This movement has been led by the front by young.
The Civil War novel The Red Badge of Courage has been banned for its graphic depictions of war. The edgy teen best-seller The Perks of Being a Wallflower.