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Banned: The Call of the Wild

In Banned, we review books on the American Library Association’s list of frequently challenged young adult novels, banned books. The intended audience for all books is “young adult”, typically defined to include ages 12-18. We review them because challenging ideas are the heart of democracy and diversity, because even harmful perspectives should be discussed so that they may be challenged with understanding, […]

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Banned: Neverwhere

In Banned, we review books on the American Library Association’s list of frequently challenged young adult novels, banned books. The intended audience for all books is “young adult”, typically defined to include ages 12-18. We review them because challenging ideas are the heart of democracy and diversity, because even harmful perspectives should be discussed so that they may be challenged […]

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Understanding Banned Books

When I first began writing for The City Voice – more than two years ago now – the place where I first found a passion for writing and journalism was the book review column. I wrote The City Voice’s first book review, an admittedly disorganized collection of sci-fi and fantasy YA novels that had caught my attention, and that was […]

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Banned: The Hunger Games

In Banned, we review books on the American Library Association’s list of frequently challenged young adult novels, banned books. We review them because challenging ideas are the heart of democracy and diversity, because even harmful perspectives should be discussed so that they may be challenged with understanding, and because we believe that reading can make us all more capable of […]