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GENERAL BOOK DISCUSSIONS > This year's Newbery Medal Winner.

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message 1: by Nated (last edited Aug 25, 2016 11:27AM) (new)

Nated Doherty | 24 comments I, too, would love to hear that speech. Can the one who had such and excellent thought perhaps find a way to post the transcript?

Fine...I'll do it if you don't want to...but I warn you, I'm very lazy, and busy, and it may never happen if it's my responsability...


message 2: by Trevor (last edited Aug 25, 2016 11:30AM) (new)

Trevor Horns and scrotums - I knew it wouldn't take long for a discussion on censorship to end up here.


message 3: by Lisa (new)

Lisa | 23 comments Seriously? I just finished this book as part of my ongoing quest to read all the Newbery books. Although I remember getting a laugh out of that bit, it didn't occur to me until right now that the word 'scrotum' (in a completely non-sexual context, even) would cause that kind of uproar.


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