071: Let Freedom Read!

Welcome back to the Book Squad Podcast! In this episode, we'll be talking all about the hot topic of banned books. How much have instances of books being banned increased over the years? What type of books do you typically find on Banned Books list? How can you make a difference by challenging these bans? You'll get answers to all that and more, including some of Polli and Adam's top picks for their favorite frequently challenged books. Have a listen, and celebrate your intellectual freedom by reading some banned books. 

Happy reading!

The Book Squad Podcast is recorded in the SOUND+VISION Studio at Lawrence Public Library. A big shout out to the incredibly talented Heidi Gluck for composing our jingle, and for Joel Bonner for editing the show. 


All the books and movies mentioned...


The Color Purple


A Light in the Attic

The Giving Tree

Gender Queer

The Bluest Eye

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

The Lottery and Other Stories

The Secret History

The Sims 4

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

Donkey Kong Country

Stardew Valley