October 17, 2021

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.

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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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About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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