Saturday, September 5, 2009

Quotable Quote

"What we DON'T want is the people that DON'T read a lot telling us what to read."
--Maureen Johnson, author of The Bermudez Triangle, Young Adult fiction challenged in Leesburg, Florida.

5 comments:

  1. Here here! I loved the Fear of a Pink Jacket video she made, it summed it up so well.

    I thought the Leesburg issue was resolved though, didn't this happen back around April or May?

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  2. Apparently not, since SafeLibraries' letter to the Leesburg city commission was dated 23 August.

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  3. Wow. Well, back in June they were trying to get the library to reshelve the books and the library refused shortly thereafter. I'm guessing this is phase two.

    I hope the books don't get banned. Banning books is always awful, but it also sets a really bad precedent.

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