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Ban this Book (Paperback)

By Gratz, Alan

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  • Pub Date
    27 Jan 21

It all started the day Amy Anne Ollinger tried to check out her favourite book in the whole world, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, from the school library. That's when Mrs. Jones, the librarian, told her the bad news: her favourite book was banned! All becau...se a classmate's mum thought the book wasn't appropriate for kids to read. Amy Anne decides to fight back by starting a secret banned-books library out of her locker. The battle of the books escalates when she engineers a campaign to challenge every book in the school library. Because once you ban one book, you can challenge them all under the most ridiculous of pretexts: The Lorax portrays the timber industry in a negative light! The mouse in the room in Goodnight Moon is a health code violation! And let's not even start on the safety concerns raised by The Magic Treehouse. Soon, Amy Anne and her friends find themselves on the front line of an unexpected battle over book banning, censorship, and who has the right to decide what they can and can't read. Ban This Book is a love letter to the written word and its power to give kids a voice, for readers aged 8+. 'Readers, librarians, and all those books that have drawn a challenge have a brand new hero in Amy Ann Ollinger . . . Stand up and cheer, book lovers. This one's for you.' Kathi Appelt, Newbery Honor winning author of The Underneath 'Ban This Book is absolutely brilliant and belongs on the shelves of every library in the multiverse.' Lauren Myracle, author of the best-selling Internet Girls series, the most challenged books of 2009 and 2011
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ISBN 9780734420466
Published AU 27 Jan 2021
Publisher Hachette
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780734420466
Stock Release date is 27 January 2021
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Hachette
Imprint Lothian Children's Books
Published 27 Jan 2021
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Gratz, Alan
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Australian
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 300g
Interest Age 9-12 years
Reading Age 9-12 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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