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In contrast to last week’s question–What do you think of censoring books BECAUSE of their intended age? Say, books too “old” for your kids to read?


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59 responses

  1. Fab question. My response is here

  2. First one of these I’ve done for a long time! It’s here

  3. Good question! A mom’s answer (mine! LOL) here:
    http://shouldbereading.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/btt-age-inappropriate/

    ~MizB

  4. Ah, another question that makes me ponder…Here’s MY THURSDAY MEMES POST

  5. My post’s up. In short, I highly disagree with censorship, but I believe in there being ratings for all to use as a guide, whatever their purpose is in using said guidance…

    http://comicreviewsbywalt.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/booking-through-thursday-age-inappropriate/

  6. Another great question. I wrote a pretty long answer from my education blog. Read about it: http://tfrances.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/btt-age-inappropriate/

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  9. I am struggling with how much to share on this question because, as a teacher, I must negotiate competing parental views on this issue. If you’d be interested in hearing an English teacher’s POV on this, would you stop by and leave a comment on my blogpost “Three Questions” today? I’ll take the risk to post a response if there’s interest…http://whatsheread.blogspot.com/

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  11. Overall, I’m against it, but my hypothetical children might not like me.

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  14. There are some things I don’t think kids should read, but I don’t see any way to have any kind of censorship without giving too much power to the crazies who don’t want kids to read about gay parents, etc. So I say, no censorship.

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