Posts tagged "banned books"

When a Hoo-hah Creates a Hoo-Hah: Schools and Banned Books

When a Hoo-hah Creates a Hoo-Hah: Schools and Banned Books
Anne Frank had ladyparts. And she wrote about them. And that’s got at least one mama upset. I caught this story earlier today via Facebook—a Northville, MI mom has filed a complaint with her local school district because … wait for it … Anne Frank wrote about her labia in her diary. My first thought... Read more »

Banning Books is Bad. And Let Me Tell You My Top 5 Reasons Why ...

Banning Books is Bad. And Let Me Tell You My Top 5 Reasons Why ...
Full disclosure here—I haven’t read “Persepolis,” Marjean Satrapi’s autobiographical account of growing up in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution. But I plan on it now. And I plan on letting my 6th grade daughter read it, too. She has two teenage brothers, so torture is nothing new for her. When I first heard about the... Read more »