Book Causes Parental Stir in Florida
TAVARES (FL) -- A book in a middle school library already has upset one parent. David Myers, of Tavares, brought the book "Me, Penelope" to school board members Monday and read a sexually explicit passage involving a 16-year-old girl.
Myers' 12 year old daughter, a student at Tavares Middle School, checked the book out after getting permission from the librarian, he said.
"I'm to the point right now where I'm about ready to pull my daughter out and start signing the check to private school," Myers said. "But 95 percent of the parents of the kids that go to these schools can't do that."