4 Books That Were Banned for Really Dumb Reasons

In honor of Banned Books Week, let’s look at a few of the more outrageous examples of book banning in the past. 1: Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig I remember reading this book when I was little. It was so cute. Who knew that it was filled with so much hate andContinue reading “4 Books That Were Banned for Really Dumb Reasons”

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Book Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Year of First Publication: 1953 Year of Publication for This Edition: 2012 Number of Pages: 249 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Genre: Fiction Sub-Genres: Science Fiction, Dystopian Fiction, Social Commentary Subjects: Books, Censorship, Society, the Media, Political Correctness Find it on The Book Depository. (Disclosure: I’m an affiliate.) Fahrenheit 451 is about a futuristic society whoseContinue reading “Book Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury”

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Book Review: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Year of first publication: 1960 Year of publication for this edition: 2006 Number of pages: 323 Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics Genre: Fiction Sub-genres: Southern Gothic, coming-of-age, courtroom drama, historical fiction Subjects: the American South, Alabama, civil rights, racism, growing up, law, girls, fathers, families, the Great Depression, children      Generations of schoolkids have grownContinue reading “Book Review: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee”

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