Move over Steinbeck!

There are some things in this world that really make me happy.  As a mom, one of those things is when my children find creativity in writing.  Today is one of those days. Last night, my 11-year old son brought home a graded writing assignment he’d been given in class.  He was to pretend that … Continue reading Move over Steinbeck!

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Banned Books Week Day 5: Judy Blume

“I went to a couple of places two years ago and I got seven hundred and something hate-mail warnings – ‘We know where you are going to be and we’ll be there waiting for you’, that sort of thing,” says Blume.

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Banned Books Day 4: Captain Underpants!

As parents, of course we don’t want our children to be disrespectful, but do we really want them to not question something they know is wrong, even if the perpetrator of the wrong-doing is an authority figure?

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BANNED BOOKS WEEK DAY 3: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

If To Kill a Mockingbird is a “filthy, trashy novel,” then I’d argue that our country needs a whole lot more “filthy, trashy novels.”

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