Danger: Books!

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Danger: Books!
a celebration of intellectual freedom

Danger: Books! is an ongoing series of readings from books that have been banned or challenged in the United States. The list of banned and challenged books continues to grow, so each year we offer a new selection of controversial readings. Past programs have included excerpts from Thirteen Reasons Why, The Lord of the Flies, Beloved, Johnny Get Your Gun, Geography Club, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Baby Be-bop, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, And Tango Makes Three, and Go Ask Alice. Professional actors present selections in the Book-It Style, then facilitate a discussion on censorship and the First Amendment.

GRADES 6 – Adult
TOURS Sep – Dec, 2013
THEMES censorship, First Amendment rights, artistic freedom
EVENTS Banned Books Month, Teen Read Month


  • The Danger: Books! program is 45 minutes long, includes 3 readings from selected texts, and a discussion facilitated by the actors.
  • You select 3 readings from 7 offerings, which can be found in the Study Guide, coming soon.
  • Danger: Books! does not include a book or workshop.


Touring Story $575
additional travel fees apply

Study Guide

To book Danger: Books! for your school or community center call 206.428.6319 or email education@book-it.org.