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message 1: by Tansy (new)

Tansy (tansbradshaw) Hi there,

I am doing a comedy show and have a general theme of why I should NOT be allowed to be a children's librarian.

I am after books that could be used as part of a 'now that I am older this could be considered wrong' it does not nessacarily have to be banned books infact the more that weren't considered contraversial would be better.

Examples are:

The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
Because we don't know whether it was a pedophillie in their dressed up


The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Because it could be used as a part of a theme for overcoming anorexia.

I am aware that I may offend some people however that is not my aim. I just want to make people think.

message 2: by Julian (new)

Julian Defries | 1 comments Go dog go! - subliminal racism!

message 3: by LauraW (new)

LauraW (lauralynnwalsh) | 127 comments Are You My Mother?
Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman

message 4: by Amy (new)

Amy Latta | 13 comments The Rainbow Fish: no one will like you if you're special. Also: communism is the best ever!

Fish is Fish: Be content with what you have; stay down there in the lower classes and stop trying to reach above your station.

message 5: by LauraW (last edited Jan 26, 2015 05:31AM) (new)

message 6: by Cheryl is busier irl atm., Newbery Club host (new)

Cheryl is busier irl atm. (cherylllr) | 6245 comments Mod
The Giving Tree has some rabid detractors.

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