Article Title

OCA official wants to ban books from Bend libraries

Authors

Newspaper

Statesman Journal (Salem)

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, Bend High School Library, Deschutes County Library

Abstract

An official of the Oregon Citizens Alliance, Dorothy Oak, challenged 19 books containing homosexuality at the Deschutes County and Bend High School Libraries. Jan Kailey, librarian at Bend High School, promoted the library as a provider of materials "that will satisfy a wide range of tastes" and represent a variety of viewpoints.

Keywords

Lon Mabon, OCA, Dave Fidanque, ACLU, gay and lesbian literature

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