Tag: J.K. Rowling

My 6 Favorite Quotes from J.K. Rowling

I love much of how this woman thinks, so today I’m celebrating that. Here are my 6 favorite quotes from Joanne ‘Jo’ Rowling (the K is for her grandmother’s name, Kathleen, if you’ve ever wondered)… 1. “I was set free, because my greatest fear had already been realized, and I was still alive, and I still had a daughter whom I adored, and I had … Read More My 6 Favorite Quotes from J.K. Rowling

These 19 Frequently Challenged Books Might Surprise You – Banned Books Week 2014

I’m often surprised by which books are frequently challenged or banned in our society. For example, take these 19 books the American Library Association reports are frequently challenged: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George The Face on the Milk … Read More These 19 Frequently Challenged Books Might Surprise You – Banned Books Week 2014