The objecting New London parents say that the book features “gratuitous and unnecessary” profanity and sexual references.
The Arizona school district removed Khaled Hosseini’s novel after 5 years on the English curriculum, raising questions about the motivations behind the decision.
J. Todd Chasteen once described Isabel Allende’s critically acclaimed work The House of the Spirits as a ‘sex book.’
Renae Roscart, 15, considers parents who argued for the reading list removal to be “pretending that sexual assault and alcoholism isn’t something that youths encounter.”
The Chesterfield County Public School summer reading list contained books that were “pornographic” and contained “vile, vile, nasty language,” one mother complained.