You can read the local news paper articles:
- Parents Want Angelou Book Banned from Fondy High
- Caged Bird Debate Continues in Fond du Lac
- Caged Bird Will Remain In the Classroom
The parents wanted the book removed from the English reading list but it would remain available in the library.
There are a number of side issues but this is a question that school libraries continues to face on a semester basis. What is appropriate reading material for, in this case, high school students?
Is a true factual story of childhood rape too intense for contemporary teenagers?
At what point does a society begin to engage young people on difficult real life issues? Do school libraries have a role to play in that process. Or is it a matter of community standard must be respected and upheld?
Sorry folks, I have far more questions than answers for you today.