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Author Laine, Carolee, author.

Title Book banning and other forms of censorship / by Carolee Laine ; content consultant, Dr. Caren J. Town.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 363.31 LAI    Available
Description 112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Essential library of the information age
Essential library of the information age.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-109) and index.
Contents What is censorship? -- Banned! -- Censorship in schools -- Both sides of the issue -- The internet and freedom of expression -- Public libraries and censorship -- Monitoring mass media -- Censorship around the world -- An ongoing issue.
Summary The flow of information through our modern digital world has led to many new issues and controversies. Book Banning and Other Forms of Censorship examines how and why schools, special-interest groups, and governments attempt to suppress information in print and online.
Audience Ages 11-17.
Subject Censorship -- Juvenile literature.
Censorship -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Challenged books -- Juvenile literature.
Prohibited books -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Town, Caren J., 1957- consultant.
ISBN 9781680782837

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