Book Essays

  • Why Should Books Be Banned Books?

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    There are many reasons a book can become censored in the first place. Banned books usually contain explicit content that some find unsuitable for children. The book can contain one of the following; use of alcohol, use of drugs, sexual actions, violence, etc. When books were first censored, they were censored without reason. Those who were in power removed them because it offended them, while the books may have had nothing explicit about them. Today, books are banned because of the influence they

  • Book Strengths

    799 Words  | 4 Pages

    years, I have read a great deal of books that have helped shape me as a reader. Through this reading, one of my strengths is being able to catch minor, but later important, details in a story. I can make sense of small minor details and use this knowledge while reading the rest of the book to further my understanding of it. Another one of my strengths is that I can easily tell when I will enjoy a book or not. People often use the phrase “you can’t judge a book by it 's cover” but I feel that in some

  • Bad Book

    492 Words  | 2 Pages

    With a good book you can travel anywhere or wherever you want, but with a bad book you can’t go anywhere.Reading is not always the funnest thing, but it is important to our life in many scenarios like driving and going to places.If nobody could read people would be driving all around the city lost and keep on crashing since they can’t read the signs “STOP” and “SCHOOL ZONE” , “SPEED LIMIT 55” and “ROUTE EXIT 306” ,etcetera you get the point. Initially not all books are good, some are just bad in

  • Banned Books

    553 Words  | 3 Pages

    allowed to ban books? Some banned books are good for students to read because books tell the real life stories and struggles of a person and what they had to overcome. Banned books have many controversies around them. When books are challenged enough and with lots of good reasoning they can be banned. Not being able to check out banned books is like being locked up in jail and you can do only certain things. Such as reading in a library and someone is not allowed to check the book out and read it

  • The Book Thief

    360 Words  | 2 Pages

    are having a wonderful holiday. The Book Club for Kids' organization has confirmed that four of our students will be part of their next broadcast on Thursday, April 5th at 9:30 am! The scholars will discuss the novel, The Book Thief. The program is being taped at our school. Four of our pupils will discuss the novel, The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak. In addition to the recording of their voices, the scholars will be asked to take a picture holding the book (per parent permission). Since the

  • Persuasive Essay: Should Books Be Banned Books?

    776 Words  | 4 Pages

    worldwide are starting the movement to ban certain books for children. There are many different reasons why books shall not be banned. First, kids will not be able to read what they want and they will have limited knowledge. Next, kids will not be able to read about real-life situations that could happen to them or that they could encounter. Finally, kids cannot read many of the classic books anymore that have brought people valuable lessons for years. Books should not be banned for kids because it affects

  • Persuasive Essay: Should Books Be Banning Books?

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    Banning books hinders younger generations learning abilities massively. Most people are different in the ways they work and the things they want their child seeing. The only problem with this is that this starts controversy and unnecessary drama around younger audiences. And many audiences of older people do not like things found in books so they challenge in communities to get them banned. Is banning books truly necessary and the hindering of children’s learning for them to see or hear a few less

  • Nazi Book Burning

    714 Words  | 3 Pages

    “There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them”. Book burning is a form of censorship, but as Bradbury has explained here, not reading them is worse than burning them. This could go either way, but book burning both ways has been a big element through history. Thus, there has been many cases of book burning throughout history that are religious book burnings, Nazi book burnings, and historical book burnings. Religious book burnings happen when someone or a group

  • Beastly Book Report

    604 Words  | 3 Pages

    beginning of the book is so boring? Me too, but I have found a book that grabs your attention by the first sentence. Beastly is a Romantic book but is also suspenseful. You won’t be able to put the book down! Beastly is a book that will be one of your favorite. The author of the book Beastly is Alex Flynn and the publisher is HarperTeen. It was published October 2, 2007. The book is fairly short at 320 pages. If you like romance this is the book for you. The conflicts of the books include:

  • Banning Books In Schools

    662 Words  | 3 Pages

    There have been over 11,300 books that have been challenged since 1982. Book banning has been happening for centuries and should be stopped. Authors should have the right to write about whatever they want without having to worry about if it is appropriate or not. All of these reasons are what brings us to the many cons of banning books. As a result, many people believe books should not be banned in school/libraries because they should not have the right to take books away from everyone. First, there

  • Banning Book Banned

    833 Words  | 4 Pages

    one point in time all of these books have been banned (Banned Books That Shaped America 1) . These well-known books, as well as many others have been very important and vital to the education of both children and adults all around our country. Many of the books on the list were banned because of reasons such as racial issues, religious issues and even sexual references. Strong real world themes and important moral values can be learned through the reading of these books and banning them is taking away

  • Essay On Banning Books

    470 Words  | 2 Pages

    your favorite book had suddenly disappeared from your school's bookshelf, how would you feel? Well, all over the United States, books are getting banned from schools, churches, and libraries because they do not agree with what the book has to say. Public places should not be allowed to ban certain books in America, because they are essential to growing up and maturing, and enhance the reader’s imagination and thought process. Banning books should be illegal in America because books are a vital part

  • Essay On Banning Books

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    Harper Lee once said “The book to read is not the one that thinks for you, but the one which makes you think.” Students have always relied on books for both pleasure and education; however, a trend to ban certain novels has popularized and caused the contamination of the inventory of novels available to students in their public schools and libraries. Accusations against books that contain implicit storylines and violence has ultimately caused a massive revolution of parents and other adult figures

  • The Book Thief Essay

    671 Words  | 3 Pages

    Recommending a Book Books have always been attractive to me because the make me forget my surroundings and my problems by taking me to a different place and setting. My favorite book is called The Book Thief. This book is based on history, so the content that it has really touches you emotionaly. This book should be read by anyone because even if drama and history are not your favorite reading topics the book's content has a little bit of everything. I was assigned with this book in one of my english

  • Banning Books Banned

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    Jesus Rangel Mrs. Urckfitz English 3B/D March 5 2018 Should books be banned? Administrations in the United States the right away from writers and readers to choose and learn by banning books, I believe that books should not be banned because people have the right to educate themselves. I hope to prove that censorship and banning of certain books goes against individual rights. I believe the banning of books disenfranchises groups by restricting information and their ability to educate

  • Why Is Books Better Than Books

    1932 Words  | 8 Pages

    became popular, books were the primary source of intellectual entertainment. Now that people can watch the adaptation of a book, which is thought to be effortless and more efficient, books have become significantly less popular. People have become lazy and decided that watching the adaptation is the “easy” way out. Especially in the younger generations, it is evident that these days reading is becoming even less common as a leisure activity. Although movies are visually dynamic, books are just as interesting

  • Banning Books In Public Schools

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    Censoring Books In Public Schools Is Necessary To Protect The Children Books have been censored for decades, mostly for secular and religious reasons.With the invention of the printing press in 1450, it became harder to eliminate offensive books, however a study conducted at the American Library Association (ALA), says that most books have been challenged by parents followed by patrons, a board or administration, librarians or teachers, political and religious groups, and the government. The same

  • Books Banned In Fahrenheit 451

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    years, books have been banned for many reasons. Especially in Montag’s society, from the book “Fahrenheit 451” Where they have gone as far as making all books illegal to posses. Let's talk about how they got to that point, and why they feel that books are dangerous, and why they shouldn’t have done what they did. Books are not dangerous, there are far more books that give good ideas, rather than bad ones, therefore books should not be destroyed, or all books banned because one is bad. Books are in

  • Bad Boy Book Report

    510 Words  | 3 Pages

    In class we have been reading the book Bad Boy by Walter Dean Myers. Were midway through the book up to now, it’s a remarkable book. It’s well written and uses vivid details that shows the reader what’s proceeding in the story, it doesn’t just tell the reader what’s proceeding in the story. It takes place in the 40’s and 50’s and is about an African American boy named Walter, and his life in the city of Harlem, N.Y. The book shows his toil of being intelligent, but no kids amidst him can associate

  • The Pros And Cons Of Banning Books

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    freedom;} you would never think that people aren't allowed to read certain books. The United States government has been banning books from the people. Just in the last year, they’ve banned more than three hundred books. It is not the government's job to choose what the people can and cannot read. The people can make their own choices! (Needs a thesis) There are many reasons why banning books is not okay. People feel that if books are banned; they are getting their personal rights taken away from them