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Lesson Plans

Re: book illustrations

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Kimberly Anne Herbert (kimberly)
Tue, 31 Mar 1998 06:49:57 -0600

Find out what policy you district has for appealing such a decision and
file one now. Is this person a certified librarian, or just a person the
school district hired to run the library?
Kirby McDowell wrote:
> last week a librarian where i teach took a book on michelangelo
> off the shelf, because it contained nudity (sistine chapel murals)
> when we tried to explain the need and value of such a book, she
> said her "christian values" forbade such pictures. we told her
> that these paintings are on public display in a catholic church,
> but she didn't seem to care about anything but her "bible thumping
> attitude".... pea brained in the mid-west.
> Any suggestions from you all out there ???
> On Sat, 28 Mar 1998 07:50:33 -0700 Ruth Wilson <RWilson>
> writes:
> >What do you do with pictures in books that are not appropriate for
> >elementary age children to see but you still want them to use the
> >book?
> >Many art history books seem to get put away because of this. Ruth
> >
> >
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