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Ban This Book: A Novel

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Amy Anne is a reader. She doesn’t read books, she devours them, and now one of her favorite books is missing from the shelf! She asks her librarian, Mrs. Jones, about the missing book. A parent has taken issue with the content and had the school board remove it from the library. Amy Anne decides she’s going to read all the missing books herself. Soon other kids are asking to borrow them, and she takes Mrs. Jones’s words to heart: “Nobody but your parents has the right to tell you what books you can and can’t read.” Amy Anne creates her own lending library out of her locker, but more and more books are added to the banned list, and her locker is only so big!

Gratz has addressed the issue of censorship in schools with this great tale. The references to so many great books bring back memories for older readers and offer great suggestions for younger readers. This book is as good for the First Amendment and the rights of readers as his previous books were for refugees and Holocaust survivors. Gratz knows readers and his descriptions of the love of reading affirms this. True excellence.

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Author:
Alan Gratz
Star Count:
4.5/5
Format:
Hard
Page Count:
256 pages
Publisher:
Starscape
Publish Date:
2017-Aug-29
ISBN:
9780765385567
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Issue:
November 2017
Category:
Tweens
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Publisher

Starscape

Issue

November 2017

Publication Date

2017-Aug-29

Format

Hard

Page Count

256 pages

Star Count

4.5

Book Author

Alan Gratz

ASIN

0765385562

ISBN

9780765385567

“Ban This Book: A Novel”

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