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LGBTQ+ Book Removed from West Virginia Library

November 26, 2019
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LGBTQ+ Book Removed from West Virginia Library

A West Virginia public library has pulled a children’s book one local website described as “promoting homosexuality” from the shelves after an elementary school child came across the age appropriate title. The book, Prince and Knight by Daniel Haack is an illustrated fairy tale about a handsome Prince whose parents want him to get married,…

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Parents Demand Book Ban in Minnesota

November 23, 2015
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Parents Demand Book Ban in Minnesota

Parents of a sixth grader in Rosemount, Minnesota, are demanding the removal of Just One Day by Gayle Forman from all district libraries, citing “a graphic sex scene, underage drinking [and] date rape” as reasons for the removal. Erin Adler with the Minneapolis-based Star Tribune obtained Ben and Kandi Lovin’s written challenge to the book,…

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