Article Title

Crook County's eager censors

Authors

Newspaper

The Bulletin (Bend)

Date

12-12-2008

Challenged Material

The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Reading Level

young adult

Location

Crook County, Oregon; Prineville, Oregon

Participants

Crook County School Board

Abstract

After a concerned Crook County parent gets Sherman Alexie's "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" banned from classrooms, the writer of this article blasts the school board for being too narrow minded, and for potentially harming the intellectual growth of Crook County's students by denying them access to quality young adult literature.

Keywords

"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian", sexuality, sexual references, censorship, access by minors, education, parental involvement, intellectual freedom

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS