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In Search of the Novel:Teacher-TalkNovel


From: Betsy Scheidemantel (scheidemantelb@basd.k12.pa.us)
Date: Mon Mar 20 2000 - 10:12:12 EST

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    I have heard that some parents think the books are too violent however I
    think that this is all part of the plot and in the end, good does win. I
    have had friends ask me my opinion, as to whether they should let their
    children read Harry Potter, and my answer is definately YES!
    Betsy Lehman Scheidemantel
    >From: Marilyn Johnston <johnston@mediaone.net>
    >To: Multiple recipients of list <Teacher-TalkNovel@learner.org>
    >Subject: Re: Questions
    >Date: Sat, Mar 18, 2000, 10:09 PM

    >I was shocked when I first heard about people wanting to censor Harry
    >Potter. What are these people thinking? Has anyone actually received a
    >complaint, or is
    >this just hype? Marilyn Johnston, Newburyport, Massachusetts
    >Karla Hammond wrote:
    >> Please let me know the responses that you receive! I am very interested
    >in having a DIAL book study/ discussion group on this subject within a
    >couple weeks!
    >> Thanks, KArla
    >> >>> "Julia Shugert" <shugert@basd.k12.pa.us> 03/17/00 03:00PM>>>
    >> Hi! I had a question regarding censorship. Have any parents complained
    >> about the Harry Potter series? If so, please let me know how you handled
    >> those.
    >> Thanks,
    >> Jody Shugert

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