Musings on children's and YA literature, the academy, and the relationship between them, from an English professor and mother.

Friday, December 12, 2008

and again...

Which is worse, ripping the pages out of a book but still providing it to students, or removing it from the curriculum altogether?

(The latest is about Sherman Alexie's Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.)

1 comment:

  1. It is never acceptable to tear pages out of book--and it is frightening to contemplate what is really being taught when a student is presented with a book that has pages torn out in school. The only acceptable way to negotiate the impulse is to consider teaching an excerpt from the book.