" The pen is mightier than the sword "
WHAT IS A BANNED BOOK?
A banned book is the one that has been censored by an authority- a government, a library or a school system and has been removed from the shelves of a library because it's controversial content.
WHAT ARE THE REASONS FOR BANNING BOOKS?
Many books have been banned or censored in one or more of these categories due to a misjudgement or misunderstanding about the books contents and message:
- RACIAL ISSUES
- SEXUAL SITUATIONS
- POLITICAL BIAS
- RELIGIOUS AFFILIATIONS
- AGE INAPPROPRIATE
WHY I READ BANNED BOOKS?
1. I believe that I have the right to choose, under my own discretion, what books to read.
2. Banned books help me to better understand the world i live in and isssues i face in my culture.
3. When I read books with various views on controversial subjects, I experience multiple points of view before forming my own opinions and I can make better decisions.
4. No one should tell me what I can't or can read.
5. Banned books are almost always,awesome books.
6. I believe that parents should monitor what their OWN CHILDREN read, but not have the authority to ban other children from reading these books.
7. I HAVE RIGHT to seek out any media that governments deem appropriate for information or education.
The Diary Of A Young Girl by Anne Frank
One of many suprising banned books.
Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler
Has been banned because it promotes extremism.