Article Title

Would-be censors failed in most cases last year

Authors

Newspaper

Grants Pass Daily Courier

Date

9-20-1999

Challenged Material

Apache knight by Carol Finch, A boat named Death by Jack Bickham, The bones in the cliff by James Stevenson, Mommy laid an egg by Babette Cole, Poisons make you sick by Dorothy Chlad, The Trokeville way by Russell Hoban, African odyssey (video), Greening of planet Earth (video), Hope and glory (video), Sunday's children (video), Tales of the city (video)

Reading Level

children, adult

Outcome

12 items retained of 16

Abstract

The Oregon State Library reported seventeen titles were challenged in Oregon libraries from July 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999. Library staff retained 12 of the 16 items; the number of challenges has decreased over the previous four years.

Keywords

videos, audiotapes, magazine, intellectual freedom, erotic, profanity, violence, sex education, gay lifestyle, drug usage, Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse, homosexuality, sexual

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