Censorship Essay | Book Banning in School

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Book Banning in School

Summary: Should people be able to deny a student's freedom to read any book they wish to in a school? Every time adults ban a book, kids lose the chance to gain knowledge from that work of literature. The students' outlook on the world becomes narrower as they lose access to an insightful point of view.
Adam Weiner

Ms. Egan

English Honors 2

November 21, 2005

Banning Books is bad for Students

Should people be able to deny a student's freedom to read any book they wish to in a school? Every time adults ban a book, kids lose the chance to gain knowledge from that work of literature. The students' outlook on the world becomes narrower as they lose access to an insightful point of view. Book censors can only give unreasonable and unjustifiable motives for banning books to validate their cause. In the end, the actions of the people who ban books create many negative effects on students.

The history of book banning in schools began like an unnoticeable disease, which multiplied into a deadly cancer that affects nearly every public education system in the U.S. The number of book challenges per year has more than tripled from 152 in 1990 to 472 in 2000 (ALA...

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