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Banned Books: The Face on the Milk Carton

Biology alone does not make a family. The question at the crux of this story though is what constitutes family: blood or love? Or can it be both?
by News Staff


The Glass Castle captures the curse and salvation of family

What is so astonishing about Jeannette Walls is not just that she had the tenacity and intelligence to get out, but that she describes her parents with such deep affection and generosity.
by News Staff



Banned Books: Blood and Chocolate

"It is foolish to try and sanitize literature and the arts under some mistaken idea that one is protecting youth. Children and teens need to explore the dark side as a healthy part of growing. If a child is protected from every...
by News Staff


“Looking for Alaska” delves into teenage suicide

John Green's Looking for Alaska has drawn mixed reviews from its largely teenage audience, who either love it or hate it.
by News Staff


Banned Books: Fallen Angels

Told from the viewpoint of 17-year-old Richie Perry, a black high school graduate from Harlem who believed a knee injury would spare him "in country" duty, Fallen Angels explores the reality of his terror in a war zone, the fir...
by News Staff



Jack London’s “Call of the Wild” endures

The classic Jack London novel, The Call of the Wild, was penned in 1903 and is generally hailed as London’s best work.
by News Staff


Banned Books: Draw Me A Star

"In drawing, (Carle) discovers not only his art, but his life. Holding on to his star, he creates a world of light and possibility. With his brilliant collage, poignant and powerful in its simplicity, Eric Carle creates an unfo...
by News Staff