Posts Tagged ‘ banned ’

Exorcists Tell Pastor to Ban Harry Potter in Nashville

September 3, 2019
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Exorcists Tell Pastor to Ban Harry Potter in Nashville

A Catholic school in Nashville has made headlines internationally for banning the Harry Potter series from its library. The K- 8th-grade school’s Pastor Dan Reehil made the decision, emailing faculty that he consulted both local and Vatican exorcists before deciding to pull the best-selling book series of all time. Reehil said in his email that…

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Banned Comics for the End of Summer Reading

August 8, 2018
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Banned Comics for the End of Summer Reading

With the heat on full blast outside, and the thoughts of fall looming, graphic novels can be a great way to relax at the end of the summer. Whether you read solo, with you family, as part of a book club, or aloud to your dog, make sure to add these challenged and banned comics…

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Minnesota Public Radio Challenges Adults to Read Controversial YA Books

August 29, 2016
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Minnesota Public Radio Challenges Adults to Read Controversial YA Books

Minnesota Public Radio is challenging adult readers to set aside preconceived notions of YA literature and to pick up some of today’s most critically acclaimed — and even controversial — books for teen audiences. From This One Summer, an award-winning graphic novel that has been challenged or banned in multiple states, to Eleanor & Park, a story of…

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