What's More Dangerous: Banned Books or the Act of Banning Them?

Discussion

Should books about potentially controversial topics such as sexuality, racism and police violence be widely available or kept out of schools and libraries? Conservative parent groups believe these topics should be discussed at home. People opposed to banning books point to the importance of all students being represented in the books they read. Turns out, there's a long history of book banning in the United States, including books now honored as classics. Watch the episode and let us know what you think about this timely topic! 

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Shout out a book that made a difference in your life! Make a quick video, audio story or digital poster featuring a book that has made an impact on your life and explaining why the book was so meaningful to you.