Article Title

Book back on shelves: Library board won't ban book discussing AIDS, homosexuality

Authors

Greg Spencer

Newspaper

The Daily Astorian (Astoria)

Date

10-6-1993

Challenged Material

When heroes die by Penny Raife Durant

Reading Level

young adult

Location

Seaside

Participants

Seaside Public Library, patron

Outcome

retained

Abstract

A patron at Seaside Public Library challenged the book "When Heroes Die" for its homosexual content. The Seaside Library Board voted to retain the book; other patrons who attended a library meeting voiced their support for the decision.

Keywords

Kay Aya, Shirley Gibbons, gay, Kelly Toomb, John Allen, homosexuality

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