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Banned Book Week

  1. arizonataylor profile image81
    arizonataylorposted 6 years ago

    September 25 to October 2 is Banned Book Week.  Big Brother has been banning books for years.  Read a banned book!

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      ryankettposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      They BAN books???!!!

      What kind of books? And who bans them?

  2. April Renee profile image61
    April Reneeposted 6 years ago

    Absolutely... I am reading "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou in honor of its frequently banned book status!

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      ryankettposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      But you can buy that on Amazon.com?

      So its not banned?

  3. Uzdawi profile image35
    Uzdawiposted 6 years ago

    I am confused, could someone please explain me the book ban thingy.

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    scholarshipsformoposted 6 years ago

    I am confused as well

  5. Anna Marie Bowman profile image92
    Anna Marie Bowmanposted 6 years ago

    Schools, libraries, towns, and sometimes governments ban different books for different reasons.  Some because they are violent, some for language, some because they contain ideas that people are uncomfortable with.  Banning books is terrible.  The Catcher in the Rye has been banned in the past, though it is a great piece of literature. Check out the link for more information.


  6. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    I recently read Cinderella to my granddaughters - and yes, it's been banned before!

  7. SiddSingh profile image61
    SiddSinghposted 6 years ago

    I read "Satanic Verses" by Salman Rushdie a long time back - I think it is still banned in India. But frankly speaking, the writing is highly irreverent - even calling for trouble.