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Writer's Block: Book review

What (if any) books would you ban from a high school library? Are there certain subjects that you feel are inappropriate for teenagers regardless of literary merit?
What I think should be banned from school libraries is out of date and inaccurate science texts. Last time I visited the middle school I attended as a kid, I found a few that dated to the mid '60s (when I attended)...

Granted, by the time it gets into print most science is no longer current, but at least there should be basic texts replaced every few years...


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Nov. 19th, 2009 03:45 pm (UTC)
Good point. Hadn't thought of that one. Although I admit to having had some fun digging through old text books!
Nov. 19th, 2009 10:21 pm (UTC)
Long as you know the info IS inaccurate, I can see that. When I was reading my way through the sciences section of my elementary school library continental drift was a dubious theory at best, sauropods lived in swamps, and iirc humans had more than 23 chromosomes though I forget what the number was. :)
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