...The second is that Ninja Librarian Susan Hunt was called in for a meeting. It was fairly clear that this was not going to be the best meeting, and that there would not be hugs and sloppy kisses all around. She decided that rather than back down, she would resign her position. And I quote:
“I have taught for 33 years and have now gone out doing what I know was right. I continue to stand by my original statement to you, Maureen. The committee headed by Vernon voted to remove your book without having read it. I did not lack patience in the process in revealing this. I have no doubt that had we not made this information public that the book would have been immediately removed.”
So there you have it. One book advocate punished, another leaves because she refuses to go along with this insane situation.
This afternoon, I called Janet Vernon yet again, but got no answer. So let me put my message here....
Saturday, June 09, 2007
From author Maureen Johnson's blog (please be sure to click through and read the entire post)