Such a Long Journey is the first novel from Canada-based Indian writer Rohinton Mistry. It was short-listed for the Booker Prize (in 1991) as were his next two novels. 2,057 more words
There’s no better way to kick off things than with Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451.” Seriously, it’s a book about books. Granted, it is a book about books being banned and burned in an alternate/future world, but the importance of books is at this novel’s center. 313 more words
Welcome to our first Banned Books feature of 2015! Unfortunately, the lovely Luna won’t be joining us to explore Banned Books this year, but hopefully you’ll see something from us all at some point! 555 more words
What’s it all about?:
In the zoo there are all kinds of animal families. But Tango’s family is not like any of the others. This illustrated children’s book fictionalizes the true story of two male penguins who became partners and raised a penguin chick in the Central Park Zoo. 640 more words
Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck has been banned or challenged since its publication in 1937.
Parents wishing to ban the book from the Community High School of Normal, Illinois in 2003 give a typical challenge: 208 more words