Don't misunderstand the real meaning of censorship (editorial)
Central Oregonian (Prineville)
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Crook County, Oregon; Prineville, Oregon
The reader argues three main points: one, it is the parents' responsibility to decide what is appropriate for their children to read; second, it is not censorship to pull the book from the required reading; and three, the fact that the book is 'award winning' does not guarantee that the book is school-worthy material.
"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian", parental responsibility, indecent literature, sexually explicit passages, materials selection, freedom of speech