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.


  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?

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

  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.