Why was from the Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler banned?

This book about a girl in sixth grade struggling with questions of religion and her experience going through puberty has been banned and challenged in numerous school districts because the book is supposedly sexually offensive and amoral.

Is the angel From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler real?

And though Frankweiler—and her exchange of the truth about the statue for an account of the kids’ adventure in the museum—isn’t based on a real person, her desire for mystery and excitement rings true for anyone in search of an adventure of their own.

What is the problem in From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler?

But once the fun of settling in was over, Claudia had two unexpected problems: She felt just the same, and she wanted to feel different; and she found a statue at the Museum so beautiful she could not go home until she bad discovered its maker, a question that baffled the experts, too.

What is the theme of From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler?

One theme is family. The main characters are brother and sister, and Saxonberg is their grandfather. Mrs. Basil E.

Why is Matilda banned?

In the novel Matilda is abused by her parents and Miss Trunchball, the school principle. However, library and school administrators have pushed for the censorship of the book on the grounds that the presentation of neglectful abusive parents can be harmful to young children.

What age is from the Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler for?

The ages of kids reading or listening to this book ranged from about 6 to 10 years. I do think the older kids liked it more than the younger kids.

How did Claudia and Jamie find out about the angel statue?

Claudia and Jamie go to the platform it had been on to take look. It’s there that they make their discovery. They notice markings on the velvet draped over the platform where the statue had been standing. They realize that the mark must have been made by a carving on the bottom of the statue.

How long is From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler?

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

First edition
Author E. L. Konigsburg
Media type Print (hardcover, paperback), Audio book
Pages 162 (first edition)
ISBN 0-689-20586-4

What happens at the end of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler?

By E.L. Everything ties up neatly at the end of From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, kind of like a perfectly wrapped gift. The secret of the angel is resolved, the kids go back to their parents willingly, and everyone is considered family, even Mrs.

What is the setting of the book From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil?

The story takes place in Connecticut and New York in the mid-1960s. Tired of her responsibilities, eleven-year-old Claudia Kincaid plans an adventure: she will run away and live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.