Article Title

Censorship not the answer

Authors

Newspaper

Central Oregonian (Prineville)

Date

12-13-2008

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

Crook County's swift decision to pull Sherman Alexie's "Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" from classrooms reaps scorn from those who consider the ramifications of removing relevant and lauded young adult literature far more dangerous than a few dirty words.

Keywords

"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian", challenge, parental involvement, sexually explicit, complaint procedure, intellectual freedom

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