Posts Tagged ‘ book banning ’

Hell Hath No Fury Like the Book Community Scorned

19th September 2010 | 86 Comments

It takes a lot to make me angry, but if you want to see me pissed just ban a book. Hearing about people who try to silence important issues and determine what other people can read makes me want to go on a rampage. This morning I got on Twitter and saw a tweet from […]


Corruption of America’s Youth

2nd May 2010 | 1 Comment

The thing about books is that you have to be awfully careful about reading them. They might put ideas in your head. Plant a tiny seed of knowledge, and you just never know what might sprout up. Dan Gutman, who wrote the “My Weird School” series, received an incredibly angry letter from a parent who […]


Why We Want Parents to Try to Ban Books

19th April 2010 | 1 Comment

I don’t know that I agree with this article from The Atlantic, but it’s an interesting take on book banning that I’ve never heard before: “Of course, we’d never want America’s librarians to cave to parents’ challenges. We don’t want The Catcher in the Rye and To Kill a Mockingbird, or even ttyl and the […]