Banned Book by Book of the Year author Sherman Alexie
Have you read any books by Book of the Year author Sherman Alexie? Did you know that his book "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" has been challenged and banned from classrooms at more than one school? The book, which won the National Book Award for Young People's Literature in 2007, is available from the HSU Library in the Children's Literature Collection on the 2nd floor.
Interested in reading more about the challenge to Sherman Alexie's novel?
- Huffington Post Article: Idaho School System Removes Book From Curriculum After Parental Outrage 04/04/2014
- The Guardian Article: Sherman Alexie young-adult book banned in Idaho schools 04/08/2014
- The Stranger Article: Sherman Alexie's Young-Adult Novel Faces Another Ban 12/21/2012