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You Can’t Read That!

YCRT! is a periodic post featuring banned book reviews and news roundups.

Is your child’s teacher thinking about sex? Right this minute?

Smutty-minded parents in Ohio clamor for a high school teacher to be fired after she writes a novel with sex in it Same thing (Pennsylvania, last year)

Michigan educators stand […]

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You Can’t Read That!

You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring news about banned and challenged books.

They changed Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn to get rid of a word everyone used in the 1880s. They they went after Tintin in the Congo for drawings that reflected 1930s racial stereotypes. Now they’re going after another notorious racist […]

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You Can’t Read That!

You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring news about banned and challenged books.

From Tintin in the Congo, 1931

Apparently the problem some Americans have with Huckleberry Finn affects Belgians as well. They were actually going to ban a Tintin book written in 1931 on grounds of racism … thankfully, a court […]

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