Censorship is a complicated topic, but it's one that affects young people's lives. Debates about banning books and other kinds of censorship, especially what children should and should not have access to, continue to happen today. Readers are given the tools to better understand what censorship is—both in the United States and in other countries—in order to develop an informed opinion about this timely topic. The accessible text is paired with eye-catching fact boxes and full-color photographs. In addition, graphic organizers are included, such as a list of ways readers can get more involved with this issue.