Article Title

Scary' book gets to stay on library shelf

Authors

Newspaper

West Linn Tidings

Date

8-8-1991

Challenged Material

More scary stories to read in the dark by Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell

Reading Level

children

Location

West Linn

Participants

West Linn school libraries; Greg McKenzie; Walter Van Eck

Outcome

retained

Abstract

West Linn parents thought that "More Scary Stories to Read in the Dark" was too frightening for children. The author states that the stories are folklore, passed down through generations. The review committee chose to keep the book on the shelf.

Keywords

inappropriate for children, folklore, school library bill of rights, unsuited to age

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