Here it is! This is the first of a ten-part series, detailing just exactly what kind of filth we’re putting into libraries these days. Enjoy.
Please, check out the purpose of this project at http://solonor.com/bannedbooks.php before you send me e-mail on how much of a bigoted book burner I am.
Oh, and when Aden finishes reading and reviewing all 100 books, I’ll be adding more mini-reviews…of course, that shouldn’t stop anyone else from writing one…
TITLE: Scary Stories (series)
AUTHOR: Alvin Schwartz
Plot Summary: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and its follow-ups are all about ghosts and urban legends and things that go bump in the night. They are designed to be read aloud, in the dark, to your friends at a campfire…just before you try to go to sleep!
Complaints: Violence, unsuited to age group, occult themes.
A complaint from the school district in Campbell County, Wyo., said the books made kids believe “ghosts are actually possible.” Another said, children shouldn’t be “scared by materials they read in school.”
Solonor Says Ban It Because: They’re..um…scary…
A 9-Yr Old’s Review
Ann Arbor District Library
TITLE: Daddy’s Roommate
AUTHOR: Michael Willhoite
Plot Summary: Designed to address children of gay men, the book tells of a young boy, his father, and the father