Florida: Yulee Middle School Temporarily Pulls Controversial Books Out of Library
From WJAX (Jacksonville):
Yulee Middle School is temporarily removing a controversial book series out of its library after parents complained to Action News Jax that they were outraged over the books’ explicit content.
The covers of the books in Lauren Myracle’s “Internet Girls” books look harmless, with neon colors and playful emojis.
But the books contain details about sex, stripping and drinking.
Nassau County School District Executive Director of Administrative Services Mark Durham said students here at all the middle schools in the district won’t be able to check out those books until a committee takes a closer look at the content.
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