However, after a parent complained to the superintendent about the use of the word "God damn" in the book, the book was removed from the required reading list.
Muslims, Hindus and Christians swelter together in an uneasy spiritual melting pot, each convinced that their particular brand of belief is under imminent threat of extinction. Interestingly, the complaint did not surface until the book report was due -- more than a month after the reading assignment was given.
True love only comes around once and if your lucky twice. Reply 42 Nsm August 12, at 8: How awful, you might think. Sendak was bemused by the controversy, stating that the child, Mickey, was nude to avoid getting his clothes dirty.
It was banned in Yugoslavia, burned in Nazi Germany for its socialist themes, yet banned in East Germany in for being incompatible with Communisim.
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But that is not the real problem with houses. A sequel, in which the happy couple adopts an orphaned girl, also not surprisingly, caused controversy. It was banned in her native Ireland for its sexual content. We fell in love at first sight!
Banning a book for one sentence. For instance, upon moving to the United States, neither my father nor my mother had any relatives in the country, which was a departure from having previously lived in Puerto Rico and Denmark. InItaly banned all cheap editions of his Call of the Wild, and that same year Yugoslavia banned all his works as being "too radical".
For more thoughts on this topic, check out… Reply 51 Ian March 9, at 2: Please share your difficulties of international marriage below in the comments section! It was banned in the Soviet Union for being both decadent and despairing. One school board noted the instances of causes for concern: Did you strike a blow for freedom and read a banned book?
Racism Nudity in a novel? The district estimates about 1 percent of students request to read a different book than assigned, according to the e-mail. Reply 21 Baluku joel August 10, at 8: And he also opened her eyes to picture how much love we have to share together. However, Shylock has one condition: Reply 5 Brenda November 27, at 3: Marriage is for the devoted and strong and the ones who found that special someone to share life with and love no matter the circumstances!May 09, · While some remember this story for the Nickelodeon movie starring Michelle Trachtenberg, Harriet the Spy was a novel first, written in The book covers the misadventures of a young girl growing up on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
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15 Books Banned For The Most Absurd Reasons Ever. Can you guess which book was banned for depicting women in strong leadership roles?
Hint: it's a children's book. The American Library Association condemns censorship and works to ensure free access to information. Every year, the Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) compiles a list of the Top Ten Most Challenged Books in order to inform the public about censorship in libraries and schools.
Banned books are books or other printed works such as essays or plays which are prohibited by law or to which free access is not permitted by other means. The practice of banning books is a form of censorship, from political, legal, religious, moral, or (less often) commercial motives.
Books should almost never be banned by the government. Individuals are (and should be), of course, free to read or not read whatever they want.
None of the reasons given (keeping the peace, protecting innocent minds, preventing blasphemy) could possibly trump free expression.Download