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Is it wrong to ban books?

Author: Mary Austen
Publisher: New York : KidHaven Publishing, 2018.
Series: Points of view (KidHaven Publishing)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When people discuss the idea of banning books, they are also discussing much broader concepts, including censorship, basic freedoms, and the power of religious and political institutions. These challenging topics are presented in accessible ways as readers explore the debate surrounding banned books. As they immerse themselves in many viewpoints surrounding this debate through engaging text, fact boxes, vibrant  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Austen
ISBN: 9781534524903 1534524908 9781534524279 1534524274 9781534524897 1534524894
OCLC Number: 1005795831
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Understanding different opinions --
Bans and challenges --
Protecting First Amendment freedoms --
A school's decision --
Books are teachers --
Why are books banned? --
Different voices --
Protecting children --
Your point of view.
Series Title: Points of view (KidHaven Publishing)
Responsibility: by Mary Austen.

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When people discuss the idea of banning books, they are also discussing much broader concepts, including censorship, basic freedoms, and the power of religious and political institutions. These challenging topics are presented in accessible ways as readers explore the debate surrounding banned books. As they immerse themselves in many viewpoints surrounding this debate through engaging text, fact boxes, vibrant photographs, and graphic organizers, they discover the importance of developing an informed, independent opinion about issues that affect their lives.

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