Monday, April 03, 2006

And more bannings...

When Jeff Comes Home by Catherine Atkins is restricted in Irving, TX middle schools--students must have written permission to check it out.

Three Wishes : Palestinian and Israeli Children Speakby Deborah Ellis has been removed from the curriculum in an advanced reading program in York, Ontario, Canada.

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov is challenged in Marion County, FL

It Stops with Me: Memoir of a Canuck Girlby Charleen Touchette has been unsuccessfully challenged in the Woonsocket, RI public library.

The King Never Smiles : A Biography of Thailand's Bhumibol Adulyadejby Paul M. Handley isn't even out yet, but the country of Thailand has pre-emptively banned all imports AND is blocking access to the Yale University Press website.

The Lovely Bones: A Novelby Alice Sebold has been unsuccessfully challenged in Malibu, CA. I might have mentioned that before, but I can't remember...

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