Two local libraries get book challenges
A boat named Death by Jack M. Bickham and The bones in the cliff by James Stevenson
McMinnville Public Library, Newberg Public Library, patrons
Michelle Boisvenue-Fox, a reference librarian at the McMinnville Public Library, sets up a display at the library for National Banned Books Week; This book by Jack M. Bickham was formally challenged last year at the McMinnville Public Library.
Books in two municipal Yamhill county libraries were challenged during 1998, out of a total of 17 items challenged in Oregon. Both books were retained. Books challenged in libraries across the U.S. in previous years were on display at the McMinnville Public Library.
Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse, Ann Van Sickle