Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Fond du Lac School District Reconsideration Committee Votes to Keep Book on Library Shelves

Link to June 8 Fond du Lac Reporter article, "'Sisterhood' book will remain on Theisen library shelves".

Excerpt: A popular young adult book, “Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood,” by Ann Brashares will remain on the library shelf at Theisen Middle School.

In a 7-1 vote Monday night, a reconsideration committee decided the book’s value as a reading source for middle school students trumped parent Ann Wentworth’s objection to content she labeled “age inappropriate” and “sexual.

Related articles:
Reconsideration committee to meet.  (6/2/2010)
Yet another book challenge in Fond du Lac.  (5/20/2010)
Wentworth motors on. (5/3/2010)
Ann Wentworth gets fan mail.  (4/29/2010)
School board upholds decision to keep book on shelves.  (4/13/2010)
School library challenge moves to next step.   (4/5/2010)
Parent appeals decision to keep book.  (2/28/2010)
Fond du Lac School District: Update on Remaining Book Challenges
. (2/24/2010)
Sonya Sones Letter to Fond du Lac School Superintendent. (2/23/2010)

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