There must be a reason why this book was banned for children of this age group. should kids not be given the chance to grow up without having this kind of books thrown in their faces?
I am not a Homophobe, but i believe in giving everyone the chance to lear their- “Orientation ” on their own.. Don’t you agree?
Welcome to Banned Books Week 2011, which begins today and ends October 1. Leading the “Top ten most frequently challenged books of 2010” – at the top for the fifth year in a row, with a respite at #2 in 2009! – is little Tango. Reasons cited: “homosexuality, religious viewpoint, and unsuited to age group.”
REALLY? With all the boring, tedious, just plain old bad books out there, this is the most challenged title out there again? As my teen son has recently started to quip, “Are you kidding me?!!”
Here’s the story: Two male penguins, Roy and Silo, living in New York City’s Central Park Zoo bow, walk, sing, and swim together. Their keeper, Mr. Gramzay notes to himself that “‘[t]hey must be in love.'” When the two try to hatch a rock, Mr. Gramzay finds “an egg that needed to be cared for” and places it in Roy…
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