Title: And Tango Makes Three. Author: Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, Henry Cole (Illustrator) Publisher and Publication Year: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2005. Summary. In a world where penguins are locked up in cages called zoos, two male chinstraps dare to find… whatever it is you call companionship in penguins. Love? Sure.
Together they create Terabithia, a magical kingdom in the woods where the two of them reign as king and queen, and their imaginations set the only limits. Logo designed by Luna’s Little Library. Welcome to our sixth book of 2015 and the twelfth book in our series of Banned/Challenged Books.
The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie's fourth novel, first published in 1988 and inspired in part by the life of Muhammad, the prophet of Islam. As with his previous books, Rushdie used magical realism and relied on contemporary events and people to create his characters.
Other LGBT-themed books making the list were "Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out" by Susan Kuklin at No. 4 and "Two Boys Kissing" by David Levithan at No. 10. The association doesn't claim that its lists of challenged books are comprehensive, estimating "that for every reported challenge, four or five remain unreported" by the media.
Banned books are books or other printed works such as essays or plays which are prohibited by law or to which free access is not permitted by other means. The practice of banning books is a form of censorship, from political, legal, religious, moral, or (less often) commercial motives.
In The Night Kitchen has won multiple awards, including the 1971 Caldecott Medal, Outstanding Children’s Book of 1970, and Best Book of 1970 (“Maurice Sendak”). According to the ALA, it ranks 25th on the top 100 most challenged books of the 1990s.
Why was Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret banned? Due to its relatively frank treatment of adolescent sexuality and religion, this book is one of the top 100 most frequently challenged books at libraries (i.e., books that have been requested to be banned), according to the American Library Association.
Lady Chatterley's Lover is a novel by D. H. Lawrence, first published privately in 1928 in Italy, and in 1929 in France and Australia. An unexpurgated edition was not published openly in the United Kingdom until 1960, when it was the subject of a watershed obscenity trial against the publisher Penguin Books.
Book Jacket Synopsis: “Blubber is a good name for her, the note from Wendy says about Linda. Jill crumples it up and leaves it on the corner of her desk. She doesn’t want to think about Linda or her dumb report on whales just now. Jill wants to think about Halloween.
Beyond Magenta is the very first non-fiction book reviewed here in the five years of The Nocturnal Library’s existence, and I couldn’t have picked a better one for the honor. It consists of six stories about six transgender, genderqueer or gender nonconforming teens, accompanied by gorgeous, honest photographs and several comments by the author.
king it, to play the king; behave in an imperious or pretentious manner: He kinged it over all the other kids on the block. Origin of king before 900; Middle English; Old English cyng, cyni(n)g; cognate with German König, Dutch koning, Old Norse konungr, Swedish konung, Danish konge.
Rainbow Boys — One of the top 100 banned books in America By David W. Shelton On September 11, 2010 · Add Comment · In General Commentaries The following is an article that I wrote for our online magazine, Business & Heritage Clarksville as part of our Banned Books month-long series.