Article Title

Disputed book stays on UHS shelf

Authors

Dick Mason

Newspaper

The Observer (La Grande)

Date

5-13-1994

Challenged Material

Meridian and The color purple by Alice Walker

Reading Level

young adult

Location

Union

Participants

Union School Board; book review committee, parent; Union High School

Outcome

material moved to a different section

Abstract

A parent requested books by Alice Walker be removed from the Union High School collection based on their objectionable content. The Union School Board voted to retain the books but moved them to an area where they were not as easily accessible to junior high students.

Keywords

Kathy Mudd, Donna Patterson, Mike Wood, Margaret Wallis, Thomas Wallis, rape, unsuited to age

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