Topics » Education   Sept. 28, 2011

Seven Notable Banned Books

The Boy Who Was Banned

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The Boy Who Was Banned

J.K. Rowling's series about a boy wizard named Harry Potter became a literary phenomenon, but the books were banned in many schools for their themes of witchcraft and sorcery. After the final book's release, the NewsHour's Arts and Entertainment beat looked at how the Harry Potter franchise has inspired young readers.

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