Parent appeals to library to remove child's book

Submitted by Blake on Thu, 05/20/2004 - 12:49

A mother who was shocked when an intruder with a handgun appeared in a bedtime story she was reading to her preschooler was scheduled to take her complaint Wednesday to her Library Board. This is believed to be the library's first such case in at least 25 years.
Eight parents and teachers who in late March lodged citizen requests that "Pinkerton, Behave," first published in 1979, be removed from the shelves or designated in some way to forewarn parents of its content.
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