Why literary trash for young minds?
Capital Journal (Salem)
The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck, Strange fruit by Lillian Smith
Nehalem Valley High School; school board
The Nehalem Valley school board decided to ban several books from the high school library. The high school principal subsequently resigned. The author claims the books have too much indecent material for impressionable young minds and that the principal is a publicity seeker unfit for the position of principal.
Nehalem Valley Union High School, school board, principal, resignation, banned books, editorial, values, cultural, "The Grapes of Wrath, " "Strange Fruit"