Absolutely True Ban of Sherman Alexie’s Book

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie gets the ultimate endorsement:  censorship.  This fabulous illustrated book, geared toward a junior high and high school audience, is both a funny and sobering look at life on the rez.  A quick but memorable read.

The details are here.

Congratulations to Mr. Alexie!

PS, In October I had the privilege of hearing Sherman speak at Whitman College.  For a summary of that experience, see my blog post here.

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One Response to Absolutely True Ban of Sherman Alexie’s Book

  1. MJ Madrid says:

    As a high school librarian, I’m always on the lookout for books that are controversial enough for someone to try to ban. It’s difficult to second-guess these people as their sensitivities are generally askew.

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