Minnesota: Gayle Forman’s “Just One Day” Challenged in Suburban Minneapolis School District
From The Star Tribune:
A Rosemount couple believes a book their sixth-grade daughter brought home from the Rosemount Middle School library is inappropriate because of its sexual content and is suggesting the district remove it from all Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan libraries.
Ben and Kandi Lovin are challenging the book “Just One Day” by Gayle Forman, which centers on a teenager, Allyson, who spends one romantic day in Paris with a mysterious actor and later decides she must leave college and return to Europe to find him.
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