Article Title

Board reinstates controversial book

Newspaper

Central Oregonian (Prineville)

Date

10-13-2009

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

Hank Moss; Crook County High School District; Steve Caraway

Outcome

The book is now back as normal curriculum for the high school.

Abstract

Sherman Alexie's "Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" has been reinstated into the curriculum of Crook County High School after months of being held for further review. School board members comment on the process and their opinions of its outcome.

Keywords

"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian", appropriate for teenagers, education, sexual content, review process

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