The Boy and Girl Who Broke The World by Amy Reed

Available At: Liberty

Categories : Cursing, Drug Abuse, Racism

Description: Billy Sloat and Lydia Lemon don’t have much in common, unless you count growing up on the same (wrong) side of the tracks, the lack of a mother, and a persistent loneliness that has inspired creative coping mechanisms.

YA Label?: Yes

Notes: This book contains profanity; controversial racial commentary; and drug use.

Violations (Miller Test [MT] & Colorado Obscenity Test [CD])

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Page 136: “You’re a teenager in Fog Harbor. Everyone sells weed.”…”…weed is barely a drug.”

Page 243: I think giving someone art is just about the most intimate gift a person can give, except for maybe sex toys or something.

Page 249: “…anti-vaxxer shit.”

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