Article Title

Library reclassifies controversial books

Newspaper

Hermiston Herald

Date

5-31-1994

Challenged Material

Forever by Judy Bloom; Daddy's roommate by Michael Willhoute

Reading Level

children, young adult

Location

Hermiston

Participants

Hermiston Public Library; Hermiston Public Library Board; Hermiston City Council

Outcome

material moved to adult section

Abstract

The Hermiston Public Library Board recommended two books in the children's and young adult sections be moved to the adult section after two patrons challenged the materials based on sexual content. The city council approved the decision, and the library moved the books.

Keywords

Elizabeth Collins, Anna Rademacher, Mlou Williams, sexually explicit, unsuited to age

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