Article Title

School board faces decision on book, fees for athletics

Newspaper

Statesman Journal (Salem)

Date

6-8-1993

Challenged Material

Ramona the brave by Beverly Cleary

Reading Level

children

Location

Salem

Participants

Bruce Ferguson, Rosedale Elementary School, Salem-Keizer School Board

Outcome

Retained

Abstract

Parent Bruce Ferguson requested "Ramona the Brave" be removed from the library collection at Rosedale Elementary School because characters in the book use Jesus' name in vain. A seven member committee voted unanimously to retain the book.

Keywords

religious view, values, Rosedale Elementary School

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