A Virginia school system has returned two books to library shelves months after they were removed for being condemned by parents as obscene and pedophilic.
The novel Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison contains graphic descriptions of sexual acts by a 10-year-old, and Gender Queer: A Memoir includes photos of sexual activity between a boy and a man.
Fairfax County Public Schools leaders pulled the books for a formal review prompted by complaints that they contained obscene sexual material.
But committees of administrators, librarians, parents and students who reviewed both have now determined them to be appropriate for high school readers.
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Source: Daily Mail