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Book Review: Prudence by Gail Carriger

I’ve been a fan of steampunk since I knew what it was, but more recently I’ve come to realize that one of my favorite genres of fiction is… 495 more words

Books Books And More Books

This week the American Library Association published 2014’s list of most banned and challenged books. Topping the list is Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian… 548 more words

Book Banning

My Favourite Book...and why it was Banned!

Readers, I have a confession… I am a Bibliophile which, if you didn’t know, means I have a LOVE of books. I love reading them, buying them, collecting them, learning about their stories and illustrations, even smelling them! 607 more words


Good Taste, Good Reading

In my stack of reading material I came across a 2013 Imprimis, a publication of Hillsdale College, entitled “The Case for Good Taste in Children’s Books” by… 958 more words


The Right to Read

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” –

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Persepolis, Barbara-Byrd Bennett and Becky Carroll, Rahm's Liar-in-chief.

Ben Joravsky’s Reader article reminds us of the story of CPS banning Persepolis, the award-winning graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi.

Persepolis is a masterpiece of art and story-telling about a young girl growing up in revolutionary Iran. 395 more words

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Harry Potter and the Little Life Lessons

“Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.” These words speak of tolerance, acceptance, and love; values we strive to teach our children throughout their lives. 1,245 more words

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