Children's Books | Animal stories for ages 9-12
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 4/29/16, 01:00 am
In a Christian school classroom the day before their Gettysburg battlefield visit, students called out reasons North and South took up arms against each other: “To end slavery.” “To stop the South from seceding.” “To protect states’ rights.” Which of those loomed the largest?
When George Washington celebrated his first birthday as president of the United States, he couldn’t have known that a children’s story about his favorite cake would one day rock the publishing world and lead to the actual banning—not just censoring—of a picture book.