The little town of Friendswood is about 15 minutes from my house in the burbs in Galveston County. This story makes me laugh and cry hysterically at the same time.
[Councilman]Peden said he felt the book deals with issues young teens are not yet ready for.
â€œWe should give them wings, but they should be smaller when they are young,â€ he said. â€œThis is too much, too soon.
Oh, no. We can not have teenagers reading bad words or reading about sex because then they might know those things exist. Egads!
For a nice summary, read Michael Schaub’s take. It is better than reading the actual story which can lead to hyterical sobbing and hair pulling.
–Jane, does not have enough hair to pull, not really