Article Title

OCA official wants 19 books banned at Bend libraries

Authors

Newspaper

The Oregonian (Portland)

Date

6-15-1993

Challenged Material

The Arizona kid by Ron Koertge, Annie on my mind by Nancy Garden, Hey, Dollface by Deborah Hautzig

Reading Level

young adult

Location

Bend

Participants

Dorothy Oak, Deschutes County Library, Bend High School Library

Abstract

Dorothy Oak, a leader of the Oregon Citizen's Alliance in Bend, challenged 19 books containing homosexuality from the Deschutes County and Bend High School Libraries. Jan Kailey, librarian at Bend High School, said the books were chosen based on recommendations in library journals and represent differing viewpoints.

Keywords

OCA, Best Books for Young Adults, gay and lesbian literature

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