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222 Best Books of All Time, With Personal Picks from Authors

The Post and Courier 29 Nov 2022
We did say “comic!” Compared favorably to Adventures of Huckleberry Finn—that other rollicking, hilarious, pointed takedown of slavery—McBride’s novel won the National Book Award and what is apparently another badge of importance in today’s world ... View the original article to see embedded media.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.
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Book bans reflect outdated beliefs about how children read

The Malta Independent 28 Nov 2022
That's the highest number of attempted book bans since tracking began more than 20 years ago ... 31, 2022 ... But perennial classics like "To Kill a Mockingbird," "Huckleberry Finn" and "Grapes of Wrath" also have been challenged by parents concerned about their racist language and marginalization of Black characters ... How children read ... Who children are.
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'You can’t be neutral on a moving train': Remembering the People’s Historian Howard Zinn at 100

Raw Story 27 Nov 2022
Zinn was a regular guest on Democracy Now!, from the start of the program in 1996 up until his death in 2010 at age 87 ... AMY GOODMAN ... U.S ... Mark Twain — well, Mark Twain, everybody learns about as the author of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, but when we go to school, we don’t learn about Mark Twain as the vice president of the Anti-Imperialist League.
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Why are parents concerned about book banning at school? | Opinion

Deseret News 26 Nov 2022
Zoë Petersen, Deseret News ... Related. Shannon Hale and friends. Of all things to ban, not books. Opinion ... Just as teachers guide children through “Tom Sawyer” and “Huckleberry Finn,” teachers and parents can guide children through other books that may be difficult for youth to frame on their own, but that could offer new perspectives and expand empathy ... .
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“You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train”: Remembering Howard Zinn at 100

truthout 26 Nov 2022
Zinn was a regular guest on Democracy Now!, from the start of the program in 1996 up until his death in 2010 at age 87 ... AMY GOODMAN ... U.S ... Mark Twain — well, Mark Twain, everybody learns about as the author of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, but when we go to school, we don’t learn about Mark Twain as the vice president of the Anti-Imperialist League.
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Finding way to overcome obstacles

The Morganton News Herald 19 Nov 2022
Whether it is unveiled in the shenanigans of Tom Sawyer duping his friends into whitewashing his Aunt Polly’s fence, the conversation between Jim and Huckleberry Finn on the raft when the latter chooses to go to hell or the far-reaching effects of differing socialization ...
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Me, Myself, as Mommy: Books, check ’em out … don’t ban them

Ogden Standard Examiner 18 Nov 2022
A dirt road, a dead end, a long stretch of newly built track homes and a bunch of white, LDS people — that’s how I would describe my neighborhood ... My street was devoid of the rainbow ... Dad gave me a brief education ... Salinger and Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.” My teachers forced books like “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” upon me ... Please let Ms ... .
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Inside the Script for Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio: “I Feel Like We Rewrote It a ...

Vanity Fair 17 Nov 2022
Courtesy of Netflix. Vanity Fair. Guillermo, I'll start with you ... McHale ... Podesta (Ron Perlman) and Candlewick (Finn Wolfhard), that's another one ... I did it in Trollhunters, I did it in Devil's Backbone—the enemy that becomes the friend is a structure that has been in my head since I read Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn when I was a kid ... .
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SANDY MAIN: Once Upon a Daily

Greenville Daily News 16 Nov 2022
150 years ago. “Common Council action” — A committee composed of Aldermen Belknap, Slaght and Wright were appointed to confer with .C. Merritt about purchasing the whole or part of the Forest Home Cemetery for the city ... “‘Tardy’ adults to be penalized at play” — Late-comers to the all-school play, “Huckleberry Finn,” which will be presented at 8 pm ... .
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The plague of book banners

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 14 Nov 2022
Holy cow pie! The Bible continues to be one of the most frequent targets of book banners in our country. Not in some Muslim or Hindu country, not in Israel, but here where 65 percent of our population describe themselves as Christian ...The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” the Mark Twain classic, was taken off the shelves in Concord, Mass ... Email ... .
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Gordon S. Jackson: Please ban my books

The Spokesman-Review 13 Nov 2022
By Gordon S. Jackson ... Of course, I’d prefer he reduced the severity of the sentence. I’d settle for him just pointing out example after example to those ultra-eager parents who’d be terrified that my books might find their way into their children’s school libraries ... Two examples. Mark Twain’s “Huckleberry Finn” has a long history of making banned lists.
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FROM THE PUBLISHER | Thanks for the perspective on book-banning, Commissioner Weixelman

The Mercury 11 Nov 2022
Not much point lambasting the St. Marys City Commission again for wanting to ban books. Been there, done that ... Mr ... Do we ban “Huckleberry Finn” because it uses the N-word? Do we ban “The Great Gatsby” because it describes extramarital affairs? Do we need to burn “Catch-22” because of its anti-establishment themes? Michelangelo’s David ... Ban Wile E ... .
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St. Marys commissioner says 'transgenderism is not a truth' in library flap

The Mercury 08 Nov 2022
As the St. Marys City Commission continues to push for leaving a regional library system over a book about a transgender kid, one member declared “transgenderism is not a truth.” ... “There are books all over this country that in various cities, both liberal and conservative minded, have been banned, including 'Huckleberry Finn,'" Borgerding said ... .
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Froma Harrop: The republic will survive drag queens

Grand Forks Herald 06 Nov 2022
Drag queens are men who perform dressed up as women. Once an underground art form, drag shows have gone mainstream. Today they are widely regarded as innocent fun. The wildly popular "RuPaul's Drag Race" is in its 14th season ... (Chances are most 4-year-olds won't even get that the reader is a guy.) ... Huckleberry Finn dressed as a girl named Sarah ... Columns.
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The republic will survive drag queens

The Day 06 Nov 2022
Drag queens are men who perform dressed up as women. Once an underground art form, drag shows have gone mainstream. Today they are widely regarded as innocent fun. The wildly popular "RuPaul's Drag Race" is in its 14th season ... (Chances are most 4-year-olds won't even get that the reader is a guy.) ... Huckleberry Finn dressed as a girl named Sarah ... Close ... .

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