Article Title

Seven books banned from library shelves

Authors

Newspaper

The Chronicle and the Sentinel-Mist (St. Helens)

Date

1992

Challenged Material

Her father's daughter by Jean Stratton Porter; Tapping the vein, book 2 by Clive Barker; Mariska 11 by anonymous; Caroline by anonymous; A special trick by Mercer Mayer; The illustrated encyclopedia of family health by Marchall Cavendish Publishers; A girl named Sooner by Suzanne Clauser; A light in the attic by Shel Silverstein

Reading Level

children, young adult

Location

Oregon

Participants

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

Outcome

removed

Abstract

Summary of the Fourth Annual Report of the Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse. In Oregon in 1991, 54 materials were challenged. 7 were removed. The books are listed with reasons for their removal.

Keywords

Graphic sex, violence, occult, racism, inappropriate handling of information, incomplete information

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