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Author Austen, Mary, author.

Title Is it wrong to ban books? / by Mary Austen.

Publication Info. New York : KidHaven Publishing, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Children's Department  J344.7 AUS    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Children's Department  J098.1 A76I    Check Shelf
Description 24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Points of view
Points of view (KidHaven Publishing)
Note Includes index.
Contents Strong feelings on both sides -- Bans and challenges -- First Amendment freedoms -- A school's decision -- Books are teachers -- Why are books banned? -- Different voices -- Protecting children -- Your point of view.
Summary 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.
Subject United States. Constitution. 1st Amendment -- Juvenile literature.
Censorship -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
School libraries -- Censorship -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Prohibited books -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781534524903 (6 pack)
1534524908 (6 pack)
9781534524279 (library bound book)
1534524274 (library bound book)
9781534524897 (paperback)
1534524894 (paperback)
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