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A response -- Author Chris Crutcher
To high school students of Kershaw County School District...
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I’ve been informed that my book, “Angry Management,” has been removed from your summer reading list because a concerned parent, Douglas Berry, brought the “number of expletives” in the text to the attention of your district’s Director of Communications. So the book is off the list and now you’re all safe. I’m sending five copies to your local library just in case you don’t understand that this is the United States of America and a book can’t be banned; it can only be taken out of the one place it should be safe to discuss hard stories that are told in hard language. (Mr. Berry said he read the first 24 pages and there was “about every expletive you could read.”