It is impossible to please everyone. This is a simple fact that cannot be argued. Books are a form of expression, and not everyone will agree with the way an author expresses him or herself. For example, according to Pastor John Hagee, “The books and films teach moral relativism and numb the minds of children to profanity and off color humor. Many of you believe it's just harmless fantasy, but its fantasy laced with witchcraft and demonology,” (2007). This was in response to the Harry Potter series, the number one most challenged book for the years 2000-2007 (ALA). The issue is not about how the books have inspired many children to read, it is that they are saying spells that the author has invented. If books are banned because they offend one group, we will not have any boo...
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.... As always, young readers will be the real losers.” She is absolutely correct.
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