Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wish I Had Read As a Child

Hope everyone is doing well! Top Ten Tuesday is a book tag created by The Broke and the Bookish and hosted by Jana at That Artsy Reader. This week’s prompt is “Books I Wish I Had Read As a Child”. I love this prompt and I’ve read a lot of great middle grade books in my adulthood!

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Does 13 Reasons Why Glorify Suicide?

There’s a lot of controversy surrounding the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, adapted from a young adult book of the same name by Jay Asher.  Many claim that the show glorifies suicide.  Or that one of its scenes – which shows a girl killing herself in explicit detail – is triggering or informative for those who may be looking to do the same.

The show has garnered so much criticism, it recently led at least two New Jersey school districts to send home letters to parents.

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