St. Paul school might ban book
If Beale Street could talk by James Baldwin
St. Paul, Oregon
Committee was set up to review book
Cover of If Beale Street Could Talk
James Baldwin If Beale Street Could Talk a novel by the author of Another Country
The book “If Beale Street Could Talk” is up for review in St. Paul. A committee has been formed to review the book after a parent complained about sexually explicit content that the book contains. The book has been in the high school library for eleven years and this is the first complaint about the book according to the superintendent, Charles Geis. The rest of the article explains what else was discussed at the February 22nd St. Paul school board meeting.
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