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Banned books week may be over, but never forget about all the books schools won’t allow students to read.

Banning books is horrible. There is a very interesting movie with Bette Davis called "Storm Front", where she is a librarian who protests the city council trying to ban books from the library.

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Library warning: "You are about to enter a library. This is one of the most dangerous places you will ever visit. Prepare to question, think, and challenge. Enjoy your visit.

Wide Awake Series: Wide Awake #1 by Shelly Crane

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Mason from Wide Awake by Shelly Crane *sighs* what a guy!

Self-sensorship rather than book bans:  "Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too." —Voltaire

Self Censorship Better Than Book Banning

Self-sensorship rather than book bans: "Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too." —Voltaire (I remember thinking something similar once I heard some books were banned in my school)

From talking to parents, it seems clear that yes, there are books they would like their kids not to read, but to go through the effort of having it banned so no one can read it is very extreme.  When I gave examples of books that repeatedly make the list, the parents said it sounds like people don’t want to have to talk to their children about the issues featured in the book, and that’s why they don’t want them reading it.

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Hunger Games Inspired Banned Books Week Poster - President Snow Donald Sutherland's face is instantly recognizable no matter how much it is changed

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