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Start a National Book Rating System

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I am a parent of 4 kids. I am a former teacher and now a homeschool mother.  I am also an avid reader myself. I am concerned about finding books that are appropriate for my children who love to read. We have a rating system for movies and music. It is time to create a similar system for books. Without opening a book and reading it, there is no way to know the sexual content, the violence or profanity that is in a book. Parents need to know what content is in a book their child wants to read. It would be helpful for teachers as well. I know most people would agree that this is necessary.  

I am not seeking to make book restrictions, just a system of rating to let people know the content of a book like they do for TV shows.  The books could be labeled mature if they have sexual content or explicit language. 

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