Rebecca Hagelin, in our Columnist section, writes more good things this week, but it’s about what our kids are reading—as prescribed by our schools’ teachers. And it’s not “good things”.
It’s been a while since I’ve read books written for teens, but I can only imagine.
Here’s a snippet from Are your kids reading rot?:
[…] Lest you think the first book was put on the list in error, the next recommended teen item I thumbed through was equally as nauseating. A sexual act between fourth-graders was a “highlight,” as well as graphic details of sex between teens, including a homosexual encounter. And this is the garbage that today’s educators pass off as great literature for our children? The great classics, meanwhile, are all but missing. One list I reviewed for eight-graders contained about 20 authors—none recognizable save the lone great Mark Twain. And they call this education? […]
Read the rest in the Columnist section.