SC government orders fiction books to be removed from public schools By Poder360


© Government of SC orders fiction books to be removed from public schools

The government of Santa Catarina, under the management of governor Jorginho Mello (PL), ordered the removal of 9 fiction books from public schools in the state and requested that they be stored “in a location not accessible to the school community”. Here is the full text (PDF – 572kB) of the notification sent to educational institutions.

In a note, the State Department of Education says that the books will be redistributed to “adapt literary works to age groups”.

Most books deal with supernatural events. There are works such as the horror book “It”, by American author Stephen King, and the biography “The Devil’s Diary: The Secrets, of Alfred Rosenberg, the greatest intellectual of Nazism”, by Robert K. Wittman and David Kinney. Here are the other titles:

  • Satanic Heart (William Hjortsberg);
  • Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly);
  • The Chemistry Between Us (Richard Kelly);
  • Ed Lorraine Warren: Demonologists – Supernatural Archives (Gerald Brittle);
  • Exorcism (Thomas B. Allen);
  • A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess);
  • The 13 Whys (Jay Ascher).

Here is the full note from the Department of Education: “The State Department of Education (SED), through the Regional Education Coordination of Florianópolis, informs that it is redistributing some of the titles from the libraries of school units in the region, seeking to better adapt literary works to the age groups of the different modalities offered in state education network”.

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