Article Title

Children's book to remain on Ledding library shelves

Authors

Nichola Zaklan

Newspaper

The Oregonian (Portland)

Date

7-1-1991

Challenged Material

I am Joseph by Barbara Cohen

Reading Level

children

Location

Milwaukie

Participants

Ledding Library Board; American Family Association (Portland); Rev. Dick Colbeth; Candy Bertelson; Marjorie Milton; Cynthia Sturgis; Evelyn Anderson;

Abstract

Rev. Dick Colbeth, representing the American Family Association, Portland Chapter, led a mailing campaign to have "I am Joseph" removed from all library shelves. A number of libraries in the Metro area were contacted. Ledding library is holding public hearings before making a decision on whether to keep the book.

Keywords

obscene, blasphemous, sexuality

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