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Keep the Light On All Year Long: 12 Banned Comics Reading List

September 27, 2019
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Keep the Light On All Year Long: 12 Banned Comics Reading List

As Banned Books Week draws to a close, it’s crucial to remember that this celebration is to draw attention to the challenges and bans that happen all year long. To keep the spirit of free expression going from this Banned Books Week until the next one, here’s a list of 12 challenged and banned comics…

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9 Great Graphic Novels to Gear Up for Back to School!

August 9, 2019
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9 Great Graphic Novels to Gear Up for Back to School!

As the summer winds down and the excitement of a new school year begins, some parents – plus aunts, uncles, grandparents, and babysitters – may worry about how to get kids/teens in their lives to switch gears back towards academics. Sure, people could enlist a strict regiment of daily algebra and spelling exams, even as they…

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Ohio Superintendent: Controversial Books Aren’t for Summer Reading

August 29, 2014
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Ohio Superintendent: Controversial Books Aren’t for Summer Reading

In response to concerns about the inclusion of Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things on a high school summer reading list, Superintendent Jim Powell of the North Ridgeville, Ohio, school district said that controversial books should be assigned only during the school year, when teachers are readily available to speak to both students and concerned parents about more mature subject matter. Maria…

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