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My spouse mentioned this to me last night. So disappointed, and angry.
I would assume Scholastic is fearful that they won't be able to sell books to schools (and more) in Florida and Texas. They are caving to fascism and authoritarianism.
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Thank you for sharing. I just read it and am so disappointed. Shame on Scholastic. I'm new to the group so I don't know the ins and outs, but this surely feels like something to act on in some way. I shared it on Facebook and tagged Scholastic indicating my disappointment, but they probably won't even see it. I'm sure this is happening to other authors as well . . . it is tough because I want to say I won't buy from them, but that is not realistic. How else do we show our discontent??
I say we all go out and buy her book. And I will definitely share the blog post. Thanks for posting this.
Amen. I have ordered it from Bookshop.org--it is on back order--I hope because they have sold a lot of copies. Michael
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