All You Need to Know About Book Banning in Suburban Chicago
All you need to know about the attempt by northwest Chicago suburban high school District 214 board member Leslie Pinney's quest to ban books like Beloved, Slaughterhouse-Five, The Things They Carried , The Awakening, Freakonomics, The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World, and The Perks of Being a Wallflower is this:
Leslie Pinney admits she only read passages of the controversial selections "
I have no comment.
In a 6-1 vote, the District 214 School Board approved the reading list as-is. This may have the added benefit of having kids actually read the books on the list, something we can't say for Leslie Pinney who soughtht to ban the books in the first place.