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Children's Literature: Banned & Challenged Books

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What's the Difference?

   "A challenge is an attempt to remove or restrict materials, based upon the objections of a person or group. A banning is the removal of those materials. Challenges do not simply involve a person expressing a point of view; rather, they are an attempt to remove material from the curriculum or library, thereby restricting the access of others. As such, they are a threat to freedom of speech and choice.   American Library Assocition. Office of Intellectual Freedom.

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