Article Title

Schools remove 7 books, E.P.s is pending

Authors

Newspaper

Mail Tribune (Medford)

Date

3-16-1992

Challenged Material

The witches by Roald Dahl; Official Catholic directory; an Evangelical commentary on the Bible; the Christian Science Monitor; Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow; Tapping the Vein, book 2 by Clive Barker; Mariska II by anonymous; Caroline by anonymous; A special Trick by Mercer Mayer; Her Father's Daughter by Jean Stratton Porter; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Family Health published by Marshall Cavendish Publishers; A girl named Sooner by Suzanne Clauser; A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein

Reading Level

children, young adult

Location

Medford; Portland

Participants

Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse; Multnomah County Library; Beaverton School District; Clatskanie Library; Cobury Elementary School; Eagle Point School District

Abstract

AP article: Summary of the Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse Report 1991. Successful and unsuccessful challenges are listed with reasons for the challenges.

Keywords

inappropriate for children, graphic sex, violence, occult, racism, inaccurate information, unsuited to age

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