Highland Park ISD announced at the end of last week that it would be suspending seven books from the high school reading list: Herman Hesse's Siddhartha, Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain, John Green's An Abundance of Katherines, Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon, Sherman Alexie's The Absolu ... More >>
Highland Park High School announced it would be suspending seven books from the high school reading list, just in time for Banned Books Week. So what's wrong with the books? Each of the seven, award-winning texts feature themes about sexuality or include passages that some parents find too racy. S ... More >>
Tom Sawyer's not terribly suitable for Richardson's middle-school kids. Rush's or Mark Twain's, we're guessing. The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Texas just released its 11th Annual Banned Books Report, titled Free People Read Freely. (That's the slogan of the American Library Associa ... More >>
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