TITLE

Tampa Library Boards Keep Controversial Books

PUB. DATE
September 1981
SOURCE
School Library Journal;Sep81, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the controversy concerning several sex-education books kept at the Tampa-Hillsborough County public libraries in Florida. Titles of the books that spurred complaints from parents in the area; Library board's approval of the recommendation to keep the books on the library shelves.
ACCESSION #
5747599

 

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