01 Oct '11, 6am

Banned Books: Hunger Games | Care2 Causes

Banned Books: Hunger Games | Care2 Causes

This week is Banned Books Week , and we’re celebrating by showcasing various books which have been censored for a variety of reasons. Celebrate this week by picking up one of these books and reading. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is on the American Library Association banned books list for this year. Many of the books that are on that list I just snort in derision over. Most are pretty ridiculous, and have been written about by some of us here are at Care2 . There is everything from gay penguin s to classics to Harry Potter and His Dark Materials . The Hunger Games is different. First let me be clear that I never think a book should be banned and laugh that Fahrenheit 451 is about banned books and the dangers of banning, yet still remains on the banned book list. Art is life. Art follows life in the case of the Hunger Games. Collins creates a futuristic world that is...

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