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.
In his statement, the author of ‘Bad Little Children’s Books’ has asked ABRAMS not to print another edition of the book, because it has been so widely misunderstood and misconstrued.
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.”