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Kids’ Right to Read urges Leesburg library to uphold decision

The Kids’ Right To Read Project sent a letter today to the Leesburg Public Library Advisory Board applauding their decision to keep two challenged books on the shelves in the Young Adult section without labeling or restricting them in any … Continue reading

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Gossip Girl controversy goes national on FOX News

FOX News ran a national broadcast today about the Leesburg, Florida controversy over the Gossip Girl series of books in a public library.  The segment, Unfit to Print?, features Dixie Fechtel and Dianne Venetta, the two mothers who brought their … Continue reading

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Gossip Girl, Bermudez Triangle to remain in Young Adult section in Florida library

Yesterday, the Leesburg Library Advisory Board in Florida refused to move a couple of Young Adult books into the adult section of the library or give them advisory labels.  Parents had drawn up a petition in April against the YA … Continue reading

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‘Gossip Girl’ and ‘The Bermudez Triangle’ Challenged in Leesburg, FL

We wrote some weeks ago about censorship and cyberbullying on the TV show, Gossip Girl. Now, Gossip Girl (the book), and The Bermudez Triangle are under fire. One parent in Leesburg, FL has challenged The Bermudez Triangle by Maureen Johnson … Continue reading

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‘Gossip Girl’ tackles cyberbullying

Cyberbullying was finally examined in Gossip Girl, the CW drama driven by a blog of the same name, touted as “your one-and-only source into the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite,” this month.  Though the high school student characters have posted … Continue reading

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