It looks like Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak is under fire in Alabama.

The article is behind a paywall, but it begins:

Some parents are upset and very concerned about one required book selection on the Albertville High School’s pre-AP English summer reading list. Some think is not appropriate for teenage students, according to a letter sent to city leaders.

Hopefully more information will be forthcoming soon; if YOU are from the area, let us know what's going on!

Previously: Missouri's Republic High School is apparently situated in the same place as the high school in Footloose.

Previously: What with the Steubenville verdict...

Previously: On fighting rape culture...


All is well: