Article Title

Censorship unwarranted (opinion)

Authors

Newspaper

The Observer (La Grande)

Date

12-23-1988

Challenged Material

Space station, seventh grade by Jerry Spinelli

Reading Level

young adult

Location

La Grande

Participants

La Grande School board; Pat Atkinson, media specialist

Outcome

retained

Abstract

Three parents objected to "Space station, Seventh Grade" being in a middle school library for its profanity and sexual references. The Board supported keeping it, stating it dealt with problems faced by 7th graders.

Keywords

profanity, sexual references, junior high, middle school

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