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Ackerman library books challenged

21 September 1988

Abstract

After reviewing a reading list of 12 books to be used in the Canby curriculum, parent Patricia Smith questioned the appropriateness of 4 on the list. She found the 4 books' portrayal of Christianity to be anti-Christian and could "encourage the occult, suicide or other ill attitudes." Members of the school board read the challenged books before making their decision to keep them on a supplemental reading list for the class.


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