Article Title

King of horror's book gets to stay

Authors

Michael Fisher

Newspaper

News Review (Newport)

Date

5-12-1994

Challenged Material

The dark half by Stephen King

Reading Level

adult

Location

Roseburg

Participants

Roseburg High School Library; Roseburg School Board; screening committee; parent

Outcome

retained

Abstract

The Roseburg School Board voted to retain "The Dark Half" by Stephen King after it was challenged by the parent of a Roseburg High School student. School policy allows parents to block their children from reading specific titles.

Keywords

vulgar language, violence, Tim Juett, Paul Bentley, Interim Superintendent Ron Zook, Library Supervisor Cheri Page, Principal Karen Goirigolzarri, Librarian Mary McClintock

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