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Banned Book Story for Banned Books Week

Hello, everyone! I wanted to do a quick post about banned books in honor of banned books week. I think that it's important that we have the freedom to read what we want.The story I'm going to tell is about the time I was told I couldn't read a book.This story happened when I was a kid and going to a daycare.
I've always been a reader and I always carry a book with me. That day I brought Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix with me. I didn't think anything of it. I had been bringing books with me to daycare since I started going that summer. So as I was reading one of the workers came over to me and told me that I couldn't read that.
At first, I thought that I had misheard her. Then she reached down and took the books out of my hands. She then told me that this type of book was not allowed and I could have it back at the end of the day. Back then I didn't understand why I couldn't read Harry Potter there. It didn't make any sense. That experience has had an impact on me. It was one of the first times I questioned an adults actions.That is the reason that I think banned book week is so important.
I hope you enjoyed this type of post. It's kind of different for me. I'm trying to try new things. See you next time!




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