Challenged Works

Moonkid and Liberty

By Paul Kropp


1998—A parent in Winnipeg complained to her child’s school about this novel which was offered for study in Grade 8 language arts classes.

Objection—The book was said to include “negative and morally questionable situations” such as drug encounters, sexual comments, underage drinking, smoking in school washrooms, the selling of pornographic magazines, and offensive language.

Update—The principal persuaded the teacher to teach another novel.

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