Article Title

The art of banning books

Authors

David LaBounty

Newspaper

Source Weekly (Bend)

Date

9-27-2000

Challenged Material

Catcher in the rye by J.D. Salinger; The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain; Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz

Reading Level

young adult

Location

Bend

Photo Description

Book cover of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Abstract

Opinion: Most books are banned, not because of their literary merit, but because of a few words. The challengers want to keep not only their children but others from reading it. Unfortunately, banning has just the opposite result. The author was a library censor.

Keywords

challenged books

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