Maus: Why it Should be Unbanned.

Maus' removal from the curriculum of a school district in Tennessee made national headlines. This essay addresses why that decision should be reversed.

The Lottery: Who’s the Lucky Scapegoat?

The Lottery ends with a famously disturbing plot twist, one that has provoked controversy since the instant it appeared in The New Yorker. What point was Shirley Jackson making?

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: They Even Banned Dorothy?!

It's more than the "girl power" and (ironically) good witches that got it banned. Discover how much more here...

The Giver: A World Without Humanities

The Giver is about Jonas, an eleven-year-old boy who lives in a futuristic society where life appears to be nothing less than idyllic. If everything is so perfect, why has it been one of the most controversial books in American schools since its release in 1993?

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