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20 banned books that may surprise you

The following books may seem quite harmless to most, but they still made it onto a banned books list.

- Staff Writer

4. "Twelfth Night," by William Shakespeare

The classic play about a girl who washes ashore after a shipwreck and disguises herself as a boy was banned in a New Hampshire school system by a rule titled "prohibition of alternative lifestyle instruction," which means that teachers in the district are forbidden from discussing homosexuality in the classroom. The plotline in which Viola, dressed as a boy, falls in love with Duke Orsino was deemed inappropriate.


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