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The Dirty Cowboy

0374317917
Written by Amy Timberlake
Illustrated by Adam Rex
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003)

In April 2012, the Annville-Cleona School Board in Lebanon, PA, voted 8-0 to remove the book from its elementary schools after a student's parents objected to some of the book's illustrations. There is no objection to the story itself but rather the illustrations may lead children to think "that looking at nudity is OK, and therefore pornography is OK."

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