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Call for Sleeping Beauty to be banned?

yep. From CTV: mother from Northumberland Park, U.K., is calling for her son’s school to ban “Sleeping Beauty” due to its conflicting message about sexual consent. “[W]hile we are still seeing narratives like this in school, we are never going … Continue reading

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Mississippi backs away from Mockingbird ban

To Kill a Mockingbird is a classic out of my school age history. It’s a book I don’t think I would have picked to read otherwise so I would have missed out one something beautiful and poignant. But, it was … Continue reading

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Banned Book Club reads Fahrenheit 451

I got tricked into thinking it was a longer book; the 60th Anniversary Edition I snagged from the library is 2/3 story and 1/3 commentary and essays about the book and author, Ray Bradbury. Montag lives in a future where … Continue reading

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Dear parents, your grade 9 kid should already know about sex

Another older article, but this time about books, censorship and schools. A common story. Upset parents demanded this week that the Kings Canyon Unified School District remove a book intended for freshmen English classes that one father said is “inappropriate, … Continue reading

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Banned Book Club: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

But first, the adventures of 1minion: It was a hot day but I felt I could use a walk. I got off the bus downtown and, after catching up with the ladies at the library were I used to work, … Continue reading

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Linkskrieg (Final pass)

(She says that now, but who knows…) 1. Is this the face of God in a mixing bowl? Ruth Davis walked into her kitchen and noticed the image on the side of the bowl after her son Paul had used … Continue reading

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If there are requests to ban it, I can request The Hunger Games for my Banned Book Club

Have to get through Catch-22 first, though. What a slog it is so far, but I’m hoping it’ll pick up as I get further in. Not denying the funny, I’m just bogged down by all the characters right now. Poor … Continue reading

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