Unfit to read?

There's a series at the Missourian covering a public records project that explores recent book challenges in Missouri schools.

Choice quote from the article about the aftermath of a 2010 challenge in Republic that ultimately resulted in Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five and Sarah Ockler's Twenty Boy Summer being relegated to a locked cabinet, only available to parents:

Willis decided not to purchase a new book by Ockler, because the author's name raised a “red flag.”

Which is so sad, as Bittersweet is totally adorbs.