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Censoring YA Reading – OMG, Seriously?

“This time, the principal at St. Edmund Campion Secondary School has pulled the classic American novel To Kill a Mockingbird from the school’s Grade 10 classrooms. He made the decision after a parent lodged a verbal complaint about language used in Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.”

Of course, reader’s circles, certainly not a new idea, is one way to respond to selecting texts for students: let students each choose their own books. I think that might make some people’s(aka parents and adminstrators) heads explode…

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