Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Question of the Week

Have you ever read a book, just because you heard it was banned?

It seems that whenever somebody makes a fuss over something - a book, a movie, or a song for instance - there's a mad rush of people that hurry right out to take a look or listen and find out just what's so "horrible" about it!

I don't recall exactly how old I was when I heard just that about J. D. Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye."  I was probably in 9th or 10th grade.  Like any good, curious reader would, I found a copy of the book and read it.  I just didn't see what the big deal was!  And I'm pretty sure I wasn't damaged from reading it.

Enjoy the rest of Banned Books Week!

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