The book, which tells Jazz’s story of struggle with having “a girl brain but a boy body,” was brought to school in June by a transitioning kindergartner at Rocklin Academy Gateway School.
Book challenge season has begun in Indianapolis!
By choosing to remove the book, a precedent is set for the success of future book challenges that place objectionable content over pedagogical merit.
The objecting New London parents say that the book features “gratuitous and unnecessary” profanity and sexual references.
The bill is vague, allowing challenges and changes to curricular selections made by ideological actors.