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ERIC Number: EJ425381
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0882-2840
Defending YA Literature against the Pharisees and Censors: Is It Worth the Trouble?
Thompson, Julian
ALAN Review, v18 n2 p2-5 Win 1991
Examines efforts to censor young adult literature and identifies varieties of censorship. Asserts that it is normal and appropriate for young readers to (1) have a relationship with vulgarity; (2) be curious about sex; and (3) question authority. Argues that complaints against books should be addressed by the overall educational community rather than by school boards. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Language: English
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