book banning http://kplu.org en Idaho school bans 'Like Water for Chocolate' for sexual content http://kplu.org/post/idaho-school-bans-water-chocolate-sexual-content A school district in southwest Idaho says the book “Like Water for Chocolate” is inappropriate for high school sophomores. It’s banning the book from the curriculum.<p>The 1989 book by Mexican author Laura Esquivel includes vivid descriptions of sexual arousal. Nampa School District spokeswoman Allison Westfall says over the weekend, administrators reviewed the passages after receiving complaints.<p>“I believe they were specifically about the sexual sections of the book. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 03:24:40 +0000 Jessica Robinson 6443 at http://kplu.org Idaho school bans 'Like Water for Chocolate' for sexual content Sherman Alexie's book banned from highschool in Richland http://kplu.org/post/sherman-alexies-book-banned-highschool-richland <p>The Richland School Board, taking into consideration mixed recommendations from the district&#39;s Instructional Materials Committee, voted to remove &quot;The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian&quot; by Sherman Alexie from highschool reading lists.</p><p> Mon, 20 Jun 2011 19:23:07 +0000 The Associated Press 1910 at http://kplu.org Sherman Alexie's book banned from highschool in Richland