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What Will She Read Next?

9780312626686_p0_v2_s260x420Banned books week is not over yet – and we’re not done sharing our favorite ones. In our blog’s short history we have reviewed two books that have also been banned. In November we reviewed A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girland Nickel and Dimed.  Both books we loved.  When I first read Nickel and Dimed, I had no idea it was banned.  And instead of feeling the book, or the author, should be censored – I felt it was a book everyone should be forced to read.  Especially with the recent arguments about a living wage – which is exactly what the author is promoting, even 13 years ago when the book was originally published.

9780553495096_p0_v1_s260x420I had heard about A Bad Boy in article in the newspaper, and the series of complaints launched against the book in a local school district.  Now, this…

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