11 Popular Books That Have Been Banned in Schools ...

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Looking at the books that have been banned in schools, it seems strange that some of the most cherished novels have made the list.

Parents will always do everything in their power to protect their kids, but some of these reasons for banning just are ridiculous.

I personally think it is better to expose children to some risquΓ© topics in the safe setting of a classroom, before they are exposed to them in real life.

Kids these days will have to deal with heavy topics, and reading about them first can prepare them.

Not every school has banned these classics, but it seems a shame that some of the most renowned novels are among the many books that have been banned in schools.

1. Harry Potter

Harry Potter

I find it personally offensive that the Harry Potter novels that I grew up with and love are among the many books that have been banned in schools.

Some parents demanded it be banned due to its witchcraft and hocus pocus related topics.

While that may deter some parents, I think Harry Potter has encouraged many young children to develop a passion for reading and J K Rowling sparked the imagination of an entire generation.

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