Artist: Curtis Sittenfeld

Year: 2012

Date of Action: September, 2012

Region: North America

Location: Emmaus, PA

Subject: Explicit Sexuality

Medium: Literature

Confronting Bodies: School parents

Description of Artwork: "Prep" is a saucy novel telling the tale of Lee Fiora: middle-class student at a rich prep school. As Lee goes through high school she has many steamy encounters with her schoolmates.

The Incident: Parents asked for the removal of "Prep" from the school's 9th grade summer reading list due to its sexual content.

Results of Incident: A letter from NCAC was sent to the Emmaus board of education urging them to keep the novel. "Prep" was not removed from the reading list.