Current “Harmful to Minors” Books in WASD?

Last Updated 11/30/22:

Currently, the books listed below are carried in the WASD School Library System; sections within each of these books would very likely meet the State of Idaho’s definition as being “Harmful to Minors” (Idaho Code 18-1514, section 6) and why it is harmful (18-1513).

The US Constitution’s 1st Amendment does not grant minors the right to access or be exposed to materials that would meet the definition of “harmful to minors.” 


What Materials Are Harmful to Minors?

Idaho Code 18-1514 (section 6), “Materials Harmful to Minors”:


Below is a current list of WASD Library Books that contain sections that would very likely meet Idaho’s Definition of “Harmful to Minors”:

Below is a summary of the “number of objectional sentences” of each of the books that were reviewed by PA-WA. Any WASD Patron that would wish to start a “Reconsideration for Removal Request” should re-verify to confirm its accuracy before starting the “Reconsideration” process.

Should you desire to initiate a book challenge at WASD, you must Read, FULLY understand, and comply with WASD policy #602.22. (click link)

In the table below, see the “WASD High Schools with this book” column for locations.


You may wish to confirm that a book in the above table is still listed in the WASD High School Library Database (please see links below and use the book’s H.S. locations):

CentennialCentral H.S. AcademyEagle AcademyEagle High School
Idaho Fine Arts AcademyMeridian AcademyMeridian High SchoolMT. View High School
Owyhee High SchoolRebound School of OpportunityRenaissance High SchoolRocky MT. High School

You May Wish to Review and Confirm each Book’s Objectional Content; click the links below to see ratedbooks.org‘s summaries:

(Caution – Explicit Content – ADULTS ONLY):

  1. PUSH (Precious)
  2. TRICKS
  3. TRIANGLES
  4. A COURT OF MIST AND FURY
  5. THE NOWHERE GIRLS
  6. HOUSE OF EARTH AND BLOOD
  7. TRUTH ABOUT ALICE
  8. TILT
  9. ME, EARL, AND THE DYING GIRL
  10. EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE
  11. THE BLUEST EYE
  12. LOOKING FOR ALASKA
  13. L8R, G8R
  14. THE PERK OF BEING A WALLFLOWER

Search For Other Books’ Details and Summary by Clicking Image Below (ratedbooks.org).

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