1.) the book is considered to be sexually explicit,
2.) the book contains offensive language, and
3.) the book is considered to be unsuitable for a certain age group.
My parents always encouraged me to think critically about what I was reading, and to read what I thought was good and reject what I thought was bad. But the decision about good and bad is a personal one. I strongly believe that it's up to the individual reader to decide what is good and bad, rather than having someone else decide.
What do you think about banned and challenged books or censorship in general? I would love to hear what you think!
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