Board upholds freedom to read
Statesman Journal (Salem)
Mystery walk by Robert McCammon; Witches, pumpkins, and grinning ghosts: the story of the Halloween symbols by Edna Barth and illustrated by Ursula Arndt
Salem-Keizer School Board; Parrish Middle School library
material moved to the high school library; retained
The Salem-Keizer School Board decided to move "Mystery Walk" to the high school library, and retain "Witches, Pumpkins and Grinning Ghosts" in the Parrish Middle School library. Children should be exposed to many types of materials under supervision in order to learn to be discerning.
profanity, violence, unsuited to age, offensive language