Challenged Works


Maxine’s Tree

By Diane Leger

Children’s book which tells the story of a girl who tries to protect a tree in B.C.’s rainforest.




Challenges

In 1992, an official of the woodworkers’ trade union asked for the removal of this children’s book from elementary school libraries in Sechelt, B.C. He said the book promoted an anti-logging viewpoint. The school board rejected his request.



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