Places I never meant to be original stories by censored writers by Judy Blume

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Published by Simon & Schuster for Young Readers in New York .

Written in English

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  • Short stories

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A collection of short stories accompanied by short essays on censorship by twelve authors whose works have been challenged in the past.

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Book details

Statementedited by Judy Blume.
ContributionsBlume, Judy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ5 .P6635 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination198 p. ;
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL369669M
ISBN 100689820348
LC Control Number98030343
OCLC/WorldCa39625008

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(Leanne died in ). Censorsappears in Places I Never Meant to Be. Because "Places I Never Meant to Be" is a collection of stories by censored authors, a significant portion of the book is devoted to discussing censors and censorship.

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Judy Blume asked prominent authors whose writing has been censored or challenged to contribute an original story to a collection that will benefit the National Coalition Against Censorship. The response was overwhelming and the results are simply extraordinary.

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EDT ( GMT) (CNN) -. And once I did, I found that I wasn't as alone as I'd thought." -- from Judy Blume's introduction to Places I Never Meant to Be Judy Blume is not alone: Many of today's most distinguished authors of books for young people have found their work censored or challenged.

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Along with a. Places I Never Meant To Be is a collection of short stories and essays by writers for children and young adults. The common thread. All of these authors have had books banned in some form or another. Some have had books removed from the shelves of school and public libraries, or never ordered in.

Places I Never Meant To Be: Original Stories By Censored Authors contains stories by David Klass, Norma Klein, Julius Lester, Chris Lynch, Harry Mazer, Norma Fox Mazer, Walter Dean Myers, Katherine Paterson, Susan Beth Pfeffer, Rachel Vail, Jacqueline Woodson and Paul Zindel.

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