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Parents want 'Of Mice and Men,' 'Kite Runner' removed from high schools
Parents want 'Of Mice and Men,' 'Kite Runner' removed from high schools

If parents get their way, John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" and Khaled Hosseini's "The Kite Runner" could be banned from their children's high school classrooms in Idaho and North Carolina, respectively. The critically acclaimed novels are the targets of challenges in two cities: "Of Mice and Men" in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and "The Kite Runner" in Asheville, N.C. In Coeur d'Alene, four members of a committee dedicated to curriculum review have urged the city's school district to ban Steinbeck's famous novel from being taught in classrooms, reports the (Spokane, Wash.) Spokesman-Review. The book would still be...

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