Article Title

Seven books removed from Oregon libraries

Authors

Newspaper

Albany Democrat-Herald

Date

3-16-1992

Challenged Material

A special trick by Mercer Mayer; Her father's daughter by Jean Stratton Porter; The illustrated encyclopedia of family health by Marshall Cavendish Publishers; A girl named Sooner by Suzanne Clauser; Tapping the vein, book 2 by Clive Barker; Mariska II by anonymous; Caroline by anonymous; Official Catholic directory; an Evangelical commentary on the Bible; the Christian Science Monitor; Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow

Reading Level

children, young adult

Location

Albany; Portland; Beaverton; Eugene

Participants

Multnomah County Library; Coburg Elementary School in Eugene; Beaverton School District; Jefferson Middle School

Abstract

Summary of challenged books in Oregon for 1991. Of 54 challenges, 7 books were removed for library shelves. Those 7 are listed with the reasons.

Keywords

obscenity, occult, racism, inappropriate for children, violence, unsuited to age

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