Property of the Rebel Librarian

Property of the Rebel Librarian

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When twelve-year-old June Harper's parents discover what they deem an inappropriate library book, they take strict parenting to a whole new level. And everything June loves about Dogwood Middle School unravels: librarian Ms. Bradshaw is suspended, an author appearance is canceled, the library is gutted, and all books on the premises must have administrative approval. But June can't give up books . . . and she realizes she doesn't have to when she spies a Little Free Library on her walk to school. As the rules become stricter at school and at home, June keeps turning the pages of the banned books that continue to appear in the little library. It's a delicious secret . . . and one she can't keep to herself. June starts a banned book library of her own in an abandoned locker at school. The risks grow alongside her library's popularity, and a movement begins at Dogwood Middle--a movement that, if exposed, could destroy her. But if it's powerful enough, maybe it can save Ms. Bradshaw and all that she represents: the freedom to read.
Publisher: New York :, Random House Books for Young Readers,, [2018]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781524771478
1524771473
Branch Call Number: J FIC VARN
Characteristics: 275 pages ; 22 cm

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This is a fun, quick read that addresses censorship and banned books. June Harper is an avid reader and typically follows the rules. That is until her parents start to tell her what she cannot read and they protest the titles in the school library at Dogwood Middle School! June decides to stand ... Read More »


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