Article Title

No book challenges in local libraries

Authors

Jan Volz

Newspaper

The Redmond Spokesman

Date

9-24-1997

Challenged Material

Ruby by Michael Emberley, In the night kitchen by Maurice Sendak, Forever by Judy Blume, The pig who could conjure the wind by Shirley Murphy, The golden book of the mysterious by Jane Watson and Sol Chaneles, I know you, Al by Constance Green

Reading Level

children, young adult

Location

Bend, La Pine

Outcome

Sixteen titles retained; two books moved to a more restricted status

Abstract

Eighteen challenges to books were reported in Oregon between July 1, 1996 and June 30, 1997. No challenges were received in Redmond, but Bend and La Pine received complaints. Of the 18 challenges, 16 items were retained without restrictions.

Keywords

Report of the Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse, Banned Books Week, Oregon Center for the Book, Oregon State Library

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