Are fictional characters a reflection of our society today, or are they helping to establish a new normal?
Profanity may be normal these days, but does normal mean acceptable? Is profanity included in books for young adults?
Our youth seem to have strong political viewpoints these days. Is it from a careful study of our history and our Constitution, or are they being politicized?
Should picture books for three and four year olds address transgenderism and drag queens? Obviously, the publishers think so.
In Parts 2 and 3, the question is posed as to whether children are deliberately led to specific conclusions about Palestinians and Israelis through kiddie books.
Through the power of story books, children can be easily influenced to accept or reject certain ideologies.
Perhaps you have heard the terms sight reading, word-guessing, or the look-say method of teaching children to read. What does this really mean?
Since Clara was twenty-three at the time of the 1909 strike, why does the author take such pains to imply that these workers—including Clara—were mere children?
How could children possibly become college and career ready—or even prepared for junior high school—without the knowledge and understanding of hormone therapy?
In one of the most diabolical tragedies of modern America, many public and school libraries dispense mental, emotional, and spiritual poison.
This update explains the Tables in Chapter 3 of Between the Covers. Everyone should be happy that these words were removed, but there was no explanation as to why.
Corrections for the first printing of Between the Covers: What's Inside a Children's Book? are listed here.
Would the content of these books entice older students to read them? Will the books improve their poor reading skills or is the message the real purpose?
In the beginning...There was the Serpent, there for Eve's awakening, and for all the days since. Teacher, mentor, companion, friend, and more.
If children read children’s/young adult books with pervasive profanity, violence, and/or graphic sex, it’s not supposed to have any adverse affects on them at all.