Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Follow on - banned books week

Yesterday, I must concede, I was wondering about under what conditions I think a book should be banned. Today I came across this report on ( In this case (and without having read the book myself) I agree that the book should not be banned. I do think it is a good thing that books also deal with teenage rape, including what may be motivating the rapist! As long as the overall message is clear then I certainly think it is better that kids are introduced to the real world through a book than through a personal experience or even on TV or at the movies.

Easy peasy.

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