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VANITY - I just learned of a reading list at our local elementary school.
Me | 7/28/18 | Me

Posted on 07/28/2018 12:20:45 PM PDT by MV=PY

I just learned about this reading list from our local elementary school. I had no idea the indoctrination had progressed so far, right here, right now.

Fortunately, my kids are grown.

If you have kids in school, you'd best be aware of what they're being taught.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: academicbias; education; fake; learnedfromwhere; lgbt; schools
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A Is for Activist

This bestselling ABC book is written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and everything else that activists believe in and fight for. A continuous bestseller for Triangle Square, we heard from booksellers around the country who clamored for a large format edition that would appeal to children over the age of 5. This engaging book carries huge messages as it inspires hope for the future, and calls children and parents to action.

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: a Muslim Book of Colors

Magnificently capturing the colorful world of Islam for the youngest readers, this breathtaking and informative picture book celebrates Islam's beauty and traditions. From a red prayer rug to a blue hijab, everyday colors are given special meaning as young readers learn about clothing, food, and other important elements of Islamic culture, with a young Muslim girl as a guide. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns is equally at home in a classroom reading circle as it is being read to a child on a parent's lap.

Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story

Yasmeen, a seven-year-old Pakistani-American girl, celebrates the Muslim holidays of Ramadan, "The Night of the Moon" (Chaand Raat), and Eid. With lush illustrations that evoke Islamic art, this beautiful story offers a window into modern Muslim culture—and into the ancient roots from within its traditions have grown.Night of the A picture book which immerses young readers in "deen" - the Muslim way of life. "Red is the rug Dad kneels on to pray, facing toward Mecc , five times a day." Features objects familiar to Muslims and is written in the voice of a young girl describing aspects of her daily life. Her mom wears a blue hajib (head scarf). The girl uses black ink to write "Allah" in Arabic. The mosque they attend has a gold dome. The cover of the Quran she reads with her grandma is green.

Sex Is a Funny Word: a book about bodies, feelings, and YOU

A comic book for kids that includes children and families of all makeups, orientations, and gender identities, Sex Is a Funny Word is an essential resource about bodies, gender, and sexuality for children ages 8 to 10 as well as their parents and caregivers. Much more than the "facts of life" or “the birds and the bees," Sex Is a Funny Word opens up conversations between young people and their caregivers in a way that allows adults to convey their values and beliefs while providing information about boundaries, safety, and joy.

Gloria Goes to Gay Pride

Gloria and her two mothers join a parade celebrating Gay Pride Day.

Heather Has Two Mommies

Heather’s favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, and two pets. And she also has two mommies. When Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy, but Heather doesn’t have a daddy. Then something interesting happens. When Heather and her classmates all draw pictures of their families, not one drawing is the same. It doesn’t matter who makes up a family, the teacher says, because “the most important thing about a family is that all the people in it love one another.” This delightful edition for a new generation of young readers features fresh illustrations by Laura Cornell and an updated story by Lesléa Newman.

Large Fears

A book illustrating the a ventures and challenges of a young queer boy of color who "defies gender roles, race politics, sexuality and his fears".

I am J

J had always felt different. He was certain that eventually everyone would understand who he really was: a boy mistakenly born as a girl. Yet as he grew up, his body began to betray him; eventually J stopped praying to wake up a "real boy" and started covering up his body, keeping himself invisible -- from his parents, from his friends, from the world. But after being deserted by the best friend he thought would always be by his side, J decides that he's done hiding. It's time to be who he really is. And this time he is determined not to give up, no matter the cost.

Roving Pack

Click, a straight-edge transgender kid, is searching for hir place within a pack of newly sober gender rebels in the dilapidated punk houses of Portland, Oregon circa 2002. Ze embarks on a dizzying whirlwind of leather, sex, hormones, house parties, and protests until hir gender fluidity takes an unexpected turn and the pack is sent reeling.

1 posted on 07/28/2018 12:20:45 PM PDT by MV=PY
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To: MV=PY

My daughter got exposed to all this stuff. Turned her into a conservative, total.


2 posted on 07/28/2018 12:22:36 PM PDT by Steely Tom ([Seth Rich] == [the Democrat's John Dean])
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To: MV=PY

Complain loudly. Education bureaucrats are the most craven and spineless creatures there are. They bully weakness and cower before strength. Therefore, they will always go for the lowest common denominator


3 posted on 07/28/2018 12:27:11 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: MV=PY

Time to bring back tar, feathers and rail.


4 posted on 07/28/2018 12:27:20 PM PDT by samtheman (LetÂ’s elect as many Republicans as possible in 2018)
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To: MV=PY

Which school?

What list?


5 posted on 07/28/2018 12:27:51 PM PDT by TexasGator (Z1)
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To: MV=PY

Where is the school? What state? Large city?


6 posted on 07/28/2018 12:28:34 PM PDT by madison10 (Pray for Brett Kavanaugh and President Trump)
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To: MV=PY

I’m well aware of what’s going on. This shouldn’t be news to FReepers with School aged kids. Homeschool or private school with traditional values. The public schools are a dump.


7 posted on 07/28/2018 12:29:23 PM PDT by surroundedbyblue (Proud to be an Infidel & a deplorable.)
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To: TexasGator

The list is above in the post. My kid would get yanked out so fast.


8 posted on 07/28/2018 12:29:40 PM PDT by madison10 (Pray for Brett Kavanaugh and President Trump)
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To: MV=PY

Horrid!!

Which state are you in? Not that this carp isn’t happening all across the country. :-(


9 posted on 07/28/2018 12:30:26 PM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: MV=PY

Institutionalized Child Abuse


10 posted on 07/28/2018 12:30:43 PM PDT by eyeamok
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To: madison10

That is the total list?


11 posted on 07/28/2018 12:30:58 PM PDT by TexasGator (Z1)
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To: metmom

ARTH Ping


12 posted on 07/28/2018 12:31:31 PM PDT by PROCON ('Progressive' is a Euphemism for Totalitarian)
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To: TexasGator

I do not know. Waiting.


13 posted on 07/28/2018 12:32:27 PM PDT by madison10 (Pray for Brett Kavanaugh and President Trump)
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To: MV=PY

Isn’t elementary school a little early to burden them with the pressures of learning to read?


14 posted on 07/28/2018 12:32:28 PM PDT by gundog (Hail to the Chief, bitches.)
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Roving Pack

Click, a straight-edge transgender kid, is searching for hir place within a pack of newly sober gender rebels in the dilapidated punk houses of Portland, Oregon circa 2002. Ze embarks on a dizzying whirlwind of leather, sex, hormones, house parties, and protests until hir gender fluidity takes an unexpected turn and the pack is sent reeling.


This is the most fukd-up thing I have ever read.
15 posted on 07/28/2018 12:32:40 PM PDT by akalinin
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Something doesn’t pass the smell test here ...


16 posted on 07/28/2018 12:34:29 PM PDT by IronJack
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To: Jane Long
"Which state are you in? Not that this carp isn’t happening all across the country. :-("

MN. I was shocked to discover this here.

17 posted on 07/28/2018 12:34:35 PM PDT by MV=PY (The Magic Question: Who's paying for it?)
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To: MV=PY

Not a classic on the list. I suppose reading “Tom Sawyer” or “Call of the Wild” was too “something.”


18 posted on 07/28/2018 12:36:03 PM PDT by madison10 (Pray for Brett Kavanaugh and President Trump)
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To: IronJack
"Something doesn’t pass the smell test here ..."

What do mean? Private email me and I'll send you the newsletter pdf. I didn't want to name names on a public board.

19 posted on 07/28/2018 12:36:26 PM PDT by MV=PY (The Magic Question: Who's paying for it?)
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To: Steely Tom
My kids were raised on Laura Ingalls Wilder, Roald Dahl, Beverly Cleary, Tolkien, Marguerite Henry, Walter Farley, JK Rowlings, and a bunch of other children's authors I can't think of right now.

Thankful I homeschooled them at least a part of the way.

20 posted on 07/28/2018 12:38:41 PM PDT by Lizavetta
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