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Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Sherlock Holmes book banned from Va. school

A Virginia school district has banned the book “A Study in Scarlet,” a Sherlock Holmes tale by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle because its portrayal of Mormons upset a Mormon parent.

Our colleague Valerie Strauss writes on the blog The Answer Sheet that the book was removed from the required sixth grade reading list at Henley Middle School in Crozet.

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