Article Title

Oregon woman gets out word about banned books

Newspaper

Statesman Journal (Salem)

Date

1992

Challenged Material

A light in the attic by Shel Silverstein; A view from the cherry tree by Willo Davis Roberts

Reading Level

children, young adult

Location

Salem

Abstract

Mary Ginnane from the Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse talks about challenged books in Oregon. Oregon has a better system for tracking the challenges than most states. Challenges tend to follow societal trends, for example, the war on drugs brought challenges of books depicting drug use.

Keywords

challenges, Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse, social issues

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