Article Title

Play and book excerpts: judge for yourself

Authors

Jim Boyd

Newspaper

The Register-Guard (Eugene)

Date

2000

Challenged Material

My brother sam is dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier; We'v all been there too! Performed by the Encore Theatre Company; Album by David Rimmer

Reading Level

children, young adult

Location

Springfield; Eugene

Participants

Springfield School District School Board; Aubrey Park Elementary School; Thurston High School; Encore Theatre Company; Mike Fisher

Photo Description

Book Cover of My brother sam is dead

Photo Caption

Book about war drew complaints

Abstract

Controversial passages from "My Brother Sam is Dead," the Encord Theatre performance, "We've All Been There Too!" and from "Album" performed by Thurston High School students are printed for the readers consideration and evaluation. The issue that provoked the discussions is included before each exerpt.

Keywords

war, explicit sex, vulgar language, age appropriate, theatre, Encore Theatre, offensive language

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