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The Freedom To Read Whatever You Want

A few weeks ago it was banned books week, but obviously this is a topic worth talking about all year round. In fact it is something that *must* be discussed all year round. 532 more words

Books

Banned Books Week 5th Annual All-Day Read-Aloud Read-a-thon

September 30th, 2016; San Diego, California. The San Diego Central Library is a place where worlds meet, and not just in terms of books. Just a few blocks from the trendy parts of downtown, the library itself is clean, modern, and beautiful, with art scattered on every available surface. 850 more words

Event Review

Back after an unplanned absence.

Some of you may have noticed that there have been no posts from me this week. It wasn’t a planned absence, but rather a series of unfortunate events. 186 more words

Book Blog

An Elaboration on "Two Decades of Book Banning" Infographic

My examination of banned books of the 1940s and 1990s was an endeavor to compare two vastly different decades based on family values and social norms. 948 more words

Banned Books By Ian

Books should not be banned if it is an “age inappropriate” topic. The Parent should talk to them before they consume the “sensitive” material. Children should not be introduced to a sensitive topic by media and entertainment. 154 more words

Opinion

Books should not be banned. By Lexi

Books should not be banned for middle school students. First of all if a student from 6-8th grade, or any grade wants to read a more mature book than they than they should be able to because it’s their choice to read it, and they know what they chose to read. 255 more words

Opinion

Why would you ban a book? by Kirsten

Books should not be banned even if they might have content that some people don’t necessarily agree with it. Furthermore, books with real-life conflict give young readers a great learning experience. 310 more words

Opinion