Thursday, May 8, 2008

Tango Tops Banned Books

NEW YORK - A children's story about a family of penguins with two fathers once again tops the list of library books the public objects to the most.

And Tango Makes Three, released in 2005 and co-written by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, [and illustrated by Henry Cole] was the most "challenged" book in public schools and libraries for the second straight year, according to the American Library Association.


"The complaints are that young children will believe that homosexuality is a lifestyle that is acceptable. The people complaining, of course, don't agree with that," Judith Krug, director of the ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom, told The Associated Press on Tuesday... full story

-- I guess we can at least be thankful they're not burning the books.

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