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Banned Books: Harry Potter vs. Twilight

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Author: Stephenie Meyer
Published: October 5, 2005

The twilight book Breaking Dawn was challenged in May of 2009 in Brockbank Junior High in Magna, Utah because of it's sexual content that goes against religious beliefs. The twilight books are good books to read however we feel
that it is up to the reader to decide what books are
appropriate, there are plenty of books that have worse content. Author: J.K. Rowling
Published: June 30th 1997

In several states there has been an attempt to ban the Harry Potter books from schools. Whether un succesful or not. One for example in 2001 in it was banned some schools in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for dealing with witcraft, promoting violence. Harry
Potter Twilight Hunger Games The Giver BANNED BOOKS The Bible Author: Numerous Authors

The bible has been banned and burned by several different religious leaders. Still today the bible has been banned from several different libraries and was also from import in the Soviet Union in 1926-1956. Author: Suzanne Collins
Published: September 14, 2008

This book was challenged because the violence it contained, it can give kids nightmares, the ethnics and moral values could have a bad influence on the kids reading the book. This book was challenged in 2010 at the Goffstown, NH School Board. Author: J.K. Rowling
Published: June 30th, 1997

In several different states their has been an attempt to ban the Harry Potter series from schools. Whether succesful or not. For example in 2001 it was banned from some schools in Cedar Rapids because of its suggestion of witchcraft, promoting violence. The Giver The book giver can give kids reading the book the idea that suicide is the answer to your problems; It is often called the suicide book. This book was challenged in 1995 in Franklin County, Kansas. Author: Lois Lowery
Published: 1993 Our Opinion Author: Ray Bradbury
Published: 1953
The book was challenged because of its language and questionable themes. This book was banned in West Marion High Shcool in Mississippi in 1999. Fahrenheit 451 Resources Our Opinions Our opinion is books should not be banned if the reader is around the age of middle and high schoolers. We should be able to make our own choice on appropriate reading choices. Because of the recent book banning’s people may have misses some of the best books out there. Like the hunger games is a great book for learning about a dystopian world. http://www.colindsmith.com/blog/2011/09/29/banned-book-profile-twilight/

http://www.colindsmith.com/blog/?s=hunger+games+banned+books http://www.colindsmith.com/blog/?s=harry+potter+banned http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Potter http://www.stevencscheer.com/bannedbooks.htm http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/life/books/2001-07-20-the-giver.htm http://www.banned-books.com/bbarticle-miss.html
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