Article Title

Salem-Keizer hears varied challenges to books

Newspaper

Statesman Journal (Salem)

Date

1992

Challenged Material

Staying alive by Leonore Fleischer; Secret spells & curious charms by Monica Beisner

Reading Level

children

Location

Salem

Participants

McNary High School; Vickie Berger; Salem-Keiser School District; Dave King; Bart McElroy

Abstract

The school board will review a request to have "Secret Spells & Curious Charms" removed from the school library shelf. A committee of one elementary school principal, one school board member, two parents, two classroom teachers and one library media teacher voted 4 to 2 to retain the book. Reasons for retaining are covered and a list of challenged books is in a sidebar.

Keywords

censorship, occult, satanism

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