My son is reading Looking for Alaska, written by John Green and my daughter is reading Catcher in the Rye, written by J.D. Salinger as their banned books of choice.

I love Linda Fish’s idea of purchasing the books on the list each year that she doesn’t already own and her hope that her children will carry on the tradition. I publicly announce that I’m stealing her idea.

Newspaper reporter in Eastern Iowa. The views expressed are mine alone.

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