Great News in NY: Rainbow Boys Removed from Reading List

Excerpted from Gay Book Pulled Off Reading List, by Bennett Loudon, published Aug 24, 2006, in Rochester Democrat & Chronicle:

Rainbow Boys, by Alex Sanchez, was removed from the list of about 200 books earlier this month by Webster Central School District officials. The book was not removed from the school library.

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Released in 2001, the book about gay teen life won the International Reading Association’s 2003 Young Adults’ Choice award and the American Library Association selected it as a Best Book for Young Adults.

Click here to view an excerpt from this book

(Additional books in the Rainbow series include Rainbow High and Rainbow Road.)

Continue reading at Democrat & Chronicle…

This article was posted on Tuesday, August 29th, 2006 at 2:50 pm and is filed under American Library Association, Books & Required Reading in Public Schools, GLBTQ Targeting Youth and Schools. You can follow any updates to this article through the RSS 2.0 feed.

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