Ban this book: a novel

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You're Never Too Young to Fight Censorship!

In Ban This Book by Alan Gratz, a fourth grader fights back when From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg is challenged by a well-meaning parent and taken off the shelves of her school library. Amy Anne is shy and soft-spoken, but don't mess with her when it comes to her favorite book in the whole world. Amy Anne and her lieutenants wage a battle for the books that will make you laugh and pump your fists as they start a secret banned books locker library, make up ridiculous reasons to ban every single book in the library to make a point, and take a stand against censorship.

Ban This Book is a stirring defense against censorship that's perfect for middle grade readers. Let kids know that they can make a difference in their schools, communities, and lives!

"Readers, librarians, and all those books that have drawn a challenge have a brand new hero.... Stand up and cheer, book lovers. This one's for you." --Kathi Appelt, author of the Newbery Honor-winning The Underneath

" Ban This Book is absolutely brilliant and belongs on the shelves of every library in the multiverse."--Lauren Myracle, author of the bestselling Internet Girls series, the most challenged books of 2009 and 2011

"Quick paced and with clear, easy-to-read prose, this is a book poised for wide readership and classroom use."-- Booklist

"A stout defense of the right to read." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Gratz delivers a book lover's book that speaks volumes about kids' power to effect change at a grassroots level." --Publishers Weekly

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ISBN:
9780765385581
9780765385567
9781538486504
9780780411500
9780765385574
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.5, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
690L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-12-11 23:10:58PM
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subject_facet Books -- Censorship -- Fiction, Books and reading -- Fiction, Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction, Censorship -- Fiction, Censorship -- Juvenile fiction, Libraries -- Fiction, Libraries -- Juvenile fiction, Problem solving -- Fiction, Problem solving -- Juvenile fiction, Prohibited books -- Fiction, Prohibited books -- Juvenile fiction, Realistic fiction
title_display Ban this book : a novel
title_full Ban This Book, Ban This Book A Novel, Ban this book / Alan Gratz, Ban this book : a novel / Alan Gratz
title_short Ban this book :
title_sub a novel
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