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In Search of the Novel:Teacher-TalkNovel

Subject: Re: Questions

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

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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