Todd Parr has written over 30 children’s books, and he is the winner of two National Parenting Publication Awards, as well as three Oppenheim Gold Awards; but his The Family Book (preschool-grade 2; 2004) has stirred up some controversy. In a whimsical, engaging way, the daily lives of all kinds of families are depicted, celebrating their […]… Learn more.
The Tennessee legislature recently passed a bill stating that teachers cannot encourage “gateway sexual activity,” as part of the state's abstinence-based sexual education movement. Seizing the opportunity implied… Learn more.
Last Thursday (4/19/2012), the Annville-Cleona School Board in Pennsylvania voted 8-0 to remove an award-winning children's book, The Dirty Cowboy, by Amy Timberlake, from its elementary schools after a student's par… Learn more.