They wanted to keep it in the counselor's office for the counselor to decide whether it would be appropriate for certain students. This can be another important source of self-worth. I had read the book so I informed her that the book was not for her boys but was appropriate for an older audience. Many years ago while employed by a public library in the midwest, there was an adult patron who challenged an adult nonfiction art book. Who doesn't love some spice?
The researchers conducted a series of experiments that included children. I encouraged the mother to continue to influence her daughter and that I couldn't justify denying a book to students who would enjoy it. However, other approaches — online as well as offline — are relatively popular as well: I served on my district's review committee for challenges. As soon as I got out the paperwork for filing a challenge, they backed off, but I think it colored their perception of me after that. A parent objected to her daughter borrowing So Hard to Say by Alex Sanchez based on reading the jacket copy. She came in to find out the particulars and I told her that in order for the challenge to go forward, one of the stipulations by the district review process was that she had to read the entire book so she could see the "problems" in the context of the whole book.
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While the athletes men and women are shown doing something they practice, something they are really skilled at and enjoy doing, these images of women just capture what they look like. The family left our public school for private school. Although they may not mean to, parents and other adults do treat girls differently from boys — often to the long-term detriment of daughters. The parent did not appreciate the tone of the book which mentioned the gender of being gay. Living Newsletter Get the latest career, relationship and wellness advice to enrich your life. The shades range from strawberry to deep boysenberry.
Independent reading is a big part of the Language Arts curriculum and many books from Harry Potter to Ellen Hopkins to Nicholas Sparks contain subject matter that may be deemed controversial but that is up to families to determine individually. We are a small Catholic school so I have a little more freedom to pick and choose but I try to have a wide variety of books without doing too much censoring. She loved school, adored her friends and was genuinely excited about learning. Think about the messages you are giving your daughter. Books were retained in the end, Principal never followed through with proper procedure. Parent challenged book because the word "nigger" was used.