Thursday, August 13, 2015

So You Want to Ban A Book: A Mad Libs Petition : : Book Riot

So You Want to Ban A Book: A Mad Libs Petition
Book Riot: 8.10.2015 by Michelle Anne Schingler

Book Riot provides a fail-proof form for getting concerns out there quickly and persuasively.

Bonus!: you don’t even have to know much about your offending title, or its plot, to flesh this letter out. Just fill in the fields below, send your letter in, and await deliverance from the dangerous ideas that trouble you.

Dear (proper noun/name of petitioned body–e.g., school board president, senator, President of the United States, head of the U.N., galactic overlord),

I write to you as a concerned citizen of (proper noun/jurisdiction under threat–e.g., city, state, country, planet, planetary system), where we currently find our communal harmony threatened by the presence of (book title) in our (purveyor responsible–e.g., school libraries, public libraries, bookstores, loan-happy citizens’ homes, or all of the above).

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