Rationales for Challenged Books, Volume 2, is a CD-ROM that includes over 100 rationales for commonly taught works to help teachers support their use in the classroom and, if necessary, counter challenges.


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Sadly, the number of school censorship cases continues to be an issue with teachers nationwide. To help teachers, librarians, and curriculum developers equip themselves against censorship challenges and to provide the rationales needed to support teaching specific works of literature in the classroom, NCTE has created a second CD-ROM of rationales for challenged books.

Featuring over 100 rationales for teaching popular young adult and classic literature including Bless Me Ultima, Harry Potter (the series), Of Mice and Men, Shattering Glass, Song of Solomon, Speak, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Bluest Eye, The Canterbury Tales, The House on Mango Street, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, and The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963, this compact disc is an ideal resource for all teachers who use literature in their classrooms.
Compatible with Mac or PC and with all CD-ROM speeds. Internet browser (not included) required for use. 2005. Grades 4–12.

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