The Day They Came to Arrest the Book Discussion Questions

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Principal Moore uses a variety of tactics to attempt to censor materials without the proper procedures in the novel. Why do you think Moore attempts to avoid these procedures?

Nora Baines frequently voices negative opinions of those who support censorship. Do you think Nora's outbursts strengthen or weaken her own argument against censorship? Explain your answer, using examples from the novel.

During the debate on freedom, both Kent Dickenson and Matthew Griswold make compelling arguments about whether freedom is getting out of hand in the United States. After reading both arguments, which individual do you agree with? Use examples from the novel to justify your opinion.

Karen Salters makes a point regarding the violence and immorality in the Holy Bible in the novel. If the school board had decided to ban Huckleberry Finn from the library, do you feel the Holy Bible should also have been banned...

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