Category Archives: Jorge Jimenez: Author

Piercings ban student’s husband out of school dances.

Hubbard High School in Ohio is currently banning Casey Engstrom,19, from escorting his 17-year-old wife, Brittany, to any dances her senior year. The reason? Well apparently Hubbard High has a strict dress code policy against all forms of facial jewelry. … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week

Each year, the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom compiles a list of the top ten most frequently challenged books. The information comes from two sources: newspapers and reports submitted by individuals, a database is then compiled into a … Continue reading

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More Banned Books!!

I started earlier this by posting up one of the top ten banned books in honor of Banned Books Week. And Tango Makes Three, a children’s book about two male peguins hatching and raising a chick into a loving family … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week

In keeping with the theme of banned books. I’ve selected I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou written shortly after the Civil Rights era and was inspired the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It was … Continue reading

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Banned Book Thursday!!

This week’s banned book is the 2004 novel ttyl (talk to you later) by Lauren Myracle. This is the first novel ever written as instant messenger style conversations between three fictional characters. ttyl was New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and … Continue reading

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