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Book Review: Such A Long Journey

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


1. Fahrenheit 451

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

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Banned Books #7 And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell

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

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Banned Books #7 And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell with Chrissi Reads

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

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Banned Review "The Things They Carried"

Book Review:  “They Things They Carried”

You can probably tell from my blog, but I don’t usually read the more serious books.  The type of books I usually read – romance, mysteries, thrillers – are like cotton candy for my brain.   341 more words

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

The first time I read this book, I was eight – turning nine – years old. I had received a box set of books 1-4 as an early birthday present. 435 more words

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Year of READING Dangerously: #5 Of Mice and Men

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

A Year Of READING Dangerously