Group lists state 2nd in efforts at censorship
The Oregonian (Portland)
19 challenges were filed; Poison 87th Precinct series by Ed McBain, Anna witch by Madeline Edmondson, Porcelain cat by Michael Patrick Hearn, The witches by Roald Dahl, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, The Christian Science Monitor newspaper, Impressions elementary reading series, Sunship Earth by Steve Van Matre and The Earth speaks by Steve Van Matre, Underground kingdom (author unknown), Catcher in the rye by J.D. Salinger, Searches and seizures by Stanley Elkin
children, young adult
various Oregon school districts
Impressions was removed by one school district
An overview of books challenged in Oregon, the state is 2nd only to California in the number of challenges recorded. Responsibility for selection of school materials in Oregon lies with the state superintendent's office.
North Marion School Board, occult, racial slurs, People for the American Way, Michael Hudson, violence, brutality, Julia Bickel, religion, Kathryn Murdock, Christianity, Norma Paulus