Article Title

Challenged book to stay on shelf at Seaside Library

Authors

Newspaper

Seaside Signal

Date

10-7-1993

Challenged Material

When heroes die by Penny Raife Durant

Reading Level

young adult

Location

Seaside

Participants

patrons; Seaside Library; Seaside Library Board

Outcome

Retained

Abstract

A Seaside couple challenged "When Heroes Die", a book about an adolescent boy and his homosexual uncle who has AIDS. The Seaside Library Board voted unanimously to retain the book; the majority of citizens who attended the board's meeting were in favor of the library keeping it.

Keywords

Library director Shirley Gibbons, gay, complaint procedure, Rachel Lundell, Russ Taggard, Patricia Wright, Kay Aya, Coley Beghtol

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