The Lorax ~ a Banned Book

The Lorax was banned in Laytonville, California in 1989 from a local public school. The Lorax was banned because it portrays the foresting industry in an arguable negative way. Some people felt that this book was persuading children to be against logging.

There are many websites, youtube videos, and lesson plan ideas for our theme.  For starters, here is one website: to help get you going if you need a starting point.

Here is a site not specific to the Lorax movie but resources centered on environment that is worth reviewing: (BC resource)

Everyone has the ability to make a difference. What will you choose to do?

Also check out The Lorax Project from Seussville for conservation ideas, games, and activities.

Finally, here is the original movie obtained from Youtube (25 min long).

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