Challenged Works

Baby Be-Bop

By Francesco Lia Block


1998—One of two titles removed from a high school library in Calgary by the director of education who was pressured by a parent group intent on weeding out books with gay or lesbian content. The board appointed a review committee to assess the book’s appropriateness.

Objection—The book includes homosexual characters and situations.

Update—The board’s review committee recommended that this title be retained in the board’s database.

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