Personal reminiscences about banned books from the wonderful Eclectic Alli. Later this week I'll be talking about the only book I wasn't allowed to read as a child, but in general my experience was the same -- free reign in the library, read anything and everything, and I've always been grateful for that!
Where The Wild Things Are, The Great Gatsby, Captain Underpants, and Harry Potter. What do all these books have in common? They’ve all been banned at one time or another. 401 more words
As an avid reader, it’s hard for me to imagine why anyone would want to keep certain books from getting into the hands of others. Books open readers to new thoughts, perspectives, and highlights issues that wouldn’t have even crossed their minds if they hadn’t read it. 239 more words