Un-banned: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Eleanor & Park are a couple of misfits that meet on the school bus.  One is trying to fly under the radar, the other, with flaming red hair, Eleanor & Parkcan't be missed.  The only thing they have in common is that neither of them fit in at school.  Gradually, because one is too nice and the other too pushy, they develop a friendship that may, or may not, last.  Sounds pretty innocent, huh?  Not to some parents in Yamhill-Carlton School District.  They convinced the school board to ban the book from an eigth grade reading list without following procedures.  With enough community outcry, the school board reinstated the book while the review procedures are followed.  Read all about it in the article " Oregon School Board Reconsiders Hasty Ban of Eleanor & Park" posted on the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) website.

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