Recommended for Liberal Book-Lovers
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This is an interesting and intelligent novel about a children's librarian and a kid who wants nothing more than to read all the books his conservative family - especially his high-strung, unpleasant mother - forbids. Also, the parents are sending him to a Pastor Jim Bob for anti-gay class.

Anyway, the allusions to all kinds of classic children's books in this book (including The Borrowers ) are wonderful. The story is really interesting, but I wanted to smack the protagonist a couple times. The ending made up for my frustration with her, though