Article Title

7 books taken from libraries

Authors

Newspaper

Corvallis Gazette-Times

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

Corvallis

Participants

Multnomah County Library; Clatskanie Library; Cobury Elementary School; Eagle Point School District

Abstract

AP article: A summary of the 1991 (June 1990-June 1991) Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse Report shows that 7 of 54 challenged books were removed from library shelves. Lists the challenged books and reasons for their removal.

Keywords

sexually explicit, violence, occult, racism, inappropriate for children, unsuited to age

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