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Too deadly for school?

An award-winning YA book has come under fire for its ‘sexual imagery'. A Lilydale High parent says that, with over 100 swear words, Phillip Gwynne's Deadly Unna? (Penguin) is an inappropriate choice for Victoria's classrooms. Victorian shadow education minister Martin Dixon agreed that the book was inappropriate, less than a fortnight after...

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