Article Title

Book will stay in school library

Newspaper

Benton Bulletin (Philomath)

Date

5-30-1984

Challenged Material

On reading palms by Peggy Thomson

Reading Level

young adult, children

Location

Philomath, Oregon

Participants

Philomath Middle School, Jack Kempees, Kempees, Sandra Langager, Shirley Mason, Wendell Seat

Outcome

Book was retained

Abstract

The Philomath Middle School board decided to retain the book On Reading Palms. Two parents were concerned about the book’s contents and felt that it didn’t reflect the values of the community. The school librarian defended the book saying it had good reviews and was appropriate for the age group.

Keywords

occult, palm reading

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