Avid Pulls Out of Athens Academy Book Fair After Being Told to Remove Book With Gay Characters

Published: 8/03/2018
Avid Pulls Out of Athens Academy Book Fair After Being Told to Remove Book With Gay Characters
Source: FLAGPOLE.COM

Avid Bookshop shut down the annual book fair it holds at Athens Academy today after an administrator told booksellers to hide a book that features gay characters, according to owner Janet Geddis. The director of the Oconee County private school's "lower" school told Avid staff to remove The Best Man by Newbery Medalist Richard Peck from display after a parent complained on Wednesday, Geddis...

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