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Banned Books Week Focus: And Tango Makes Three

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One of the most challenged texts that I’ve encountered in the years I’ve been teaching is this picture book, And Tango Makes Three. I had one student ask me, “Why is this banned? It’s about PENGUINS!” I love my open-minded students!

Author: Jennifer Sniadecki

I write about reading and literacy education. My passion is sharing titles I use for reading and writing workshop teaching. My goal is collaborating, researching, and sharing with other life-long literacy learners. Welcome to my blog!

One thought on “Banned Books Week Focus: And Tango Makes Three

  1. When my kids were in elementary school we read this and then I told them it was banned and asked them to guess why. The most they could come up with was that maybe the hatching scene with the egg was too graphic a depiction of birth.

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