Tired of Fighting

Letter from Robert Cormier to Ms. Salvador 29 July 1985

Letter from Robert Cormier to Ms. Salvador 29 July 1985

In Cormier’s letter to teacher, Ms. Salvador, concerning her ongoing defense of her classroom use of The Chocolate War, he both tells her that he appreciates her efforts to defend the book; that he resents being put in the position to defend at all; and, that he believes in the morality of the book and of students’ ability to grasp and appreciate that point.

Related Link:

The Library Bill of Rights issue of Library Trends, Summer 1996. See articles (e.g. Reality Bites: The Collision of Rhetoric, Rights, and Reality and the Library Bill of Rights by Shirley A.Wiegund)
https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/8071/librarytrendsv45i1_opt.pdf?sequence=3