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Banned Books

Throughout history, many works of literature have been banned by various governments and/or school boards. How many of these books do you know?


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#1   What 1929 novel by Erich Maria Remarque was banned in Nazi Germany for being demoralizing and insulting to the Wehrmacht?

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#2   "The Diary of Anne Frank" was banned in Lebanon because of its favorable portrayal of Jews.

#3   Due to its criticism of Stalinism, ________ was banned in the USSR until 1988.

#4   Lebanese officials banned this Dan Brown work after the Catholic leaders deemed it was offensive to Christianity.

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#5   In 1965, the Dr. Seuss book _________ was banned in People's Republic of China for its portrayal of Marxism.

#6   The 1948 short story ________, written by Shirley Jackson, was banned in South Africa during Apartheid.

#7   Owning or distributing a copy of Hitler's book "Mein Kampf" is punishable by death in Austria.

#8   D. H. Lawrence's novel _________ was banned in both the USA and UK for breaking obscenity laws.

#9   At one time it was illegal to send a copy of Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales" through the US mail.

#10   The children's book "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?" was banned in Texas schools in 2010.

#11   Ironically, the central theme of this Ray Bradbury banned book is censorship and the banning of books.




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