Article Title

Survey of requests to ban library materials

Authors

Nancy Leonard

Newspaper

Eagle Point Independent

Date

9-20-1994

Challenged Material

The true story of the three little pigs by Jon Scieszka; History of Oregon

Reading Level

children, adult

Location

Douglas County, Astoria

Participants

Douglas County Library system

Outcome

one item moved to basement storage but most retained

Abstract

The seventh annual Report of the Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse was released which reported formal challenges to materials in any Oregon library. Thirty-four challenges were received; most objections related to sexual themes and graphic language.

Keywords

public libraries, school libraries, Banned Books Week, offensive language, sexually explicit

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