Friday Leftovers . . .

“My childhood reading was blissfully unchaperoned. My parents were just happy I liked to read, and so I – in utter innocence – would wander into the public library and pick up any old thing.” ~ Patrick Ness

 

A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
5. A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
“In 1985, challengers at Cunningham Elementary School in Beloit, Wisconsin, said that A Light in the Attic ‘encourages children to break dishes so they won’t have to dry them.’” (bannedbooks.world.edu)

Banned Books Week.org

The Top 10 Challenged Titles

Books Challenged or Banned 2012-2013 

11 Quotes From Authors On Censorship & Banned Books

15 Books Banned For The Most Absurd Reasons Ever

12 Crazy Reasons Why Books Have Been Banned

12 Signs You’re A Banned Book Reader

On the “Banned” Wagon: The Month in Book Challenges

America’s Most Surprising Banned Books

A Chat With Rainbow Rowell About Love and Censorship

Penguin Presents: Authors Stand Up for Free Speech

Patrick Ness’s Top 10 ‘Unsuitable’ Books for Teenagers

Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Author Ellen Hopkins

                   

Nonsense such as the above needs to be met with other nonsense. Hence,

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