There are few things that scare me more than book banning. It might sound silly, but I think it’s a mark of barbarians, I think it’s a sign of backwards, ignorant, stifling values. It’s JUST WRONG.
While perusing The Daily Beast, I came across a rather disturbing article regarding BANNED BOOKS:
The American Library Association just released its list of the top 10 “most frequently challenged books of 2011.” From The Hunger Games trilogy to Brave New World, see the bestsellers that parents and teachers have been trying to ban from the book shelves.
That. Is. TERRIFYING. I read the list. There’s nothing on this list that should be banned. EVER. But then again, it’s quite clear that we don’t support book banning here at The Write Teacher. Ever.
Everyone should read these books: