Saturday, December 11, 2004

Teen's mom rekindles debate over novel

It's one thing to say your child can't read a controversial book in school, but to keep his whole class from reading it is something else. As Clemson University (S.C.) English professor says, "There's a fine line between good parenting and censorship."
What almost worries me more than this is that this mother had "never heard of" Catcher in the Rye. Granted, I've never read it either, but I'm familiar with the title, and it's been on my mental "To be read someday" list. Maybe I'll move it to the active TBR list...

Thanks to Jade Walker for the heads-up on this story in her blog, Afterthoughts