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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Scholastic censors Myracle's "Luv Ya Bunches" from book fairs

"Don't expect to see Lauren Myracle's new book 'Luv Ya Bunches' (Abrams/Amulet, 2009) at Scholastic school book fairs this year. It's been censored - at least for now - due to its language and homosexual content. 'Luv Ya Bunches', about four elementary school girls who have little in common, but bond over the fact that they're all named after flowers, is the first installment of a four-book series. But Scholastic says the book, released on October 1, failed to meet its vetting process because it contains offensive language and same-sex parents of one of the main characters, Milla" - School Library Journal

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