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BOUND AND GAGGED

BOOK BASHING

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Stamp them Missing in Reaction. These books may be hard to find-special- interest groups are pressuring libraries to remove them from shelves. *IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN Maurice Sendak Why: Reading the book ”could lay the foundation for future use of pornography.” -Elk River, Minn.

*THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Mark Twain Why: ”Racist language,” including the word nigger. -Modesto, Calif.

*A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC Shel Silverstein Why: A poem in which a girl dies of a broken heart is ”morbid.” -West Mifflin, Pa.

*SNOW WHITE The Brothers Grimm Why: Graphic violence: A hunter kills a wild boar; a witch orders Snow White’s heart torn out. -Duval, Fla.

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