Florida School District Bans All Books With Cursing or “Inappropriate” Subjects: Critical Linking, October 19

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As of September 8, 2017, no instructional materials (textbooks, library books, classroom novels, etc.) purchased and/or used by the school district shall contain any profanity, cursing, or inappropriate subject matter. This directive reflects the values of the Superintendent, School Board, and the community.

This is the most comprehensive book ban I’ve ever seen.


Where does a book nerd stay when they go on vacation? The Le Pavillon des Lettres hotel in Paris wants book nerds to stay with them.  The hotel has twenty-six rooms—one for each letter of the alphabet—and has announced that guests in any of them can now order books through room service.

I want to go to there.


“The policeman said, ‘We’ve arranged for the next train passing to stop for you, and you’re not going to believe this but it’s the Hogwarts Express steam train. Your kids are going to love it,’” Cluett told The Associated Press on Sunday, adding that his kids — aged between 6 and 12 ― are all fans of the franchise.

A family stranded in Scotland gets rescued by the Hogwarts Express!

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