Article Title

School board decided against banning book

Authors

Newspaper

Statesman Journal (Salem)

Date

2-28-1990

Challenged Material

The last mission by Harry Mazer, The view from the cherry tree by Willo Davis Roberts

Reading Level

children

Location

Salem-Kaiser

Participants

Lindi Gilmore,Tom Woodruff, Charlene Woodruff

Abstract

Parents in the Salem Keizer elementary school district asked that "The Last Mission" and "The View from the Cherry Tree" be removed from the elementary school libraries. Foul and offensive language were the reasons for the challenges. The review committee voted unanimously to recommend keeping the books on the shelf.

Keywords

profanity

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