Fahrenheit 451

Book review by Michael Berry, Common Sense Media
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Classic, still-powerful story of futuristic censorship.

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Based on 8 reviews

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Based on 53 reviews

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age 13+

The best book I've ever read

Fahrenheit 451 features themes of censorship and conformity in society, and although it was written over 60 years ago, it's amazing how relevant it is to today.

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age 13+

Fahrenheit 451 Provokes Deeper Thinking

Fahrenheit 451 is a thought-provoking satire on the dangers of not thinking for oneself, and it gets one considering about the society that could result if we do not stand up for what is right and good. The color imagery and biblical allusions are intriguing and will provoke conversations. I reread this novel every year and discover new meanings each time. Ray Bradbury was a gifted writer and admirable man.

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