Article Title

Salem-Keizer school board votes to keep 'icky' library book

Authors

Dave Berns

Newspaper

Statesman Journal (Salem)

Date

5-23-1990

Challenged Material

Scary stories to tell in the dark by Alvin Schwartz

Reading Level

children

Location

Salem-Kaiser

Participants

Salem-Keizer School board, Denice Spooner, Vicki Berger, Craig Smith, Neva Hutchinson

Outcome

retained

Abstract

"Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" was challenged in the Salem-Keizer school district. The dissenting vote considered the age level for the book should be 9 years and older. The book remains in the elementary school library.

Keywords

scary stories, horror stories, occult

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