Banned books and healthy challenge
Should parents ban books from the classroom? How can we tell the difference between healthy challenge and damaging challenge? Kelsey and Jonathan explore the buzz around banned and challenged books.
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- Read “Should Christian Parents Ban Books?” by Gracy Olmstead at The Gospel Coalition.
- Why does literature matter for education, and especially for Christians? Read “Why Study Literature?” by Dr. Steven Hake.
- Learn more about the state of banned and challenged books in America at the American Library Association.
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Greenville, SC | 3/39 - 4/1 | Great Homeschool Convention
Cincinnati, OH | 4/13 - 4/15 | Great Homeschool Convention
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Orlando, FL | 5/24 - 5/28 | Florida Parent Educators Association
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