Bob Cox writes, From the St. Petersburg (Flordia) Times,
"The Judy Blume novel Deenie will remain in Hernando County elementary schools, despite recommendations from a review committee and the superintendent to remove it.
But to get the 31-year-old book, students will have to bring a note from home.
"I can't see denying its availability if some parents decide it's okay for their child to read," School Board vice chairman Jim Malcolm said. "Some people are offended by the content. Others aren't. I will defer to individual parent choice for their child."