Coming-of-Age Fiction (Our Freedom to Read) by Steven Otfinoski

By Steven Otfinoski

The various so much debatable younger grownup books painting children at the cusp of adulthood. Such books are frequently arguable for his or her frank depictions of problems with sexuality, own id, and extra. This e-book includes entries on many of the well known and often-challenged books in the United States.

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I find it difficult to understand why I am here this evening,” said board member Pat Riley after the vote. ” For board member Carl Cox, the vote was not a matter of censorship. “What we’re saying is that it’s not age-appropriate,” he said. The patient parent who carried out the four-month fight was pleased with the vote. “I’m glad it’s off the shelves,” said Barbara Cross. ” Landmark Challenge: A Four-Year Battle in Elgin Jean McNamara had no children at Eastview Middle School in Bartlett, Illinois.

Historians, in recent decades, have confirmed this viewpoint as an accurate one. According to no less an upstanding American patriot than John Adams, our second president, one-third of American colonists were in favor of independence, one-third were against it and supported the British, and one-third remained largely undecided during the war. Tim Meeker, the young protagonist of the novel, belongs to this third group for much of the story. His brother, Sam, is a patriot, fighting for freedom from Britain, and their father is a staunch Tory, although largely a passive one, loyal to the British.

Green, Jonathon, and Nicholas J. Karolides. Encyclopedia of Censorship, New Edition. : Facts On File, 2005. ” Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom, May 1997: 64. Young Adult Library Services Association. Hit List: Frequently Challenged Books for Young Adults. : American Library Association, 1996. About the Author of A Day No Pigs Would Die Robert Newton Peck (1928– ) Robert Peck, like the protagonist of his most famous novel, was born and raised on a poor farm in rural Vermont. His birth date is February 17, 1928, although he has never given the location where he was A Day No Pigs Would Die 31 born.

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