Disadvantages Of Books

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As a parent, what would you do if you walked in on your 8 year old son playing Call of Duty? You would tell him, “Turn that off right now!” Now what would you say if you saw your 10 year old daughter reading Fifty Shades of Grey? You would be furious. No 10 year old should be reading that kind of book just like no 8 year old should be playing Call of Duty. In my opinion, books shoulds be rated using some type of scale. Using this scale, books could be better judged as to whether they are appropriate, help teachers figure out if a book is suitable for a certain grade level, and help parents better understand what their child is reading. This scale would be an advantage for everyone. Using a scale like one used for movies, books can be better judged as to whether they are appropriate for a certain audience. Let's say that Dr. Seuss's “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” is rated G. G stands for “General Audiences- All Ages Admitted” according to the Motion Picture Association of America. This is the lowest rating and would be best for younger children. “The ratings system was established by the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) in 1968” (MPAA). Since 1968, films have been analyzed by a board and voted on what kind of rating they deserve. Films range from a rating of G- NC-17. NC-17 means no one under 17 admitted. Ratings for films are voluntary but most films are submitted for a rating since they wouldn’t get as many views without a rating. This scale and
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