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NYC Middle School Eliminates ‘The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian’ From Summer Reading List

“Alexie, after a banning of his book unrelated to the Queens controversy, also said recently in an interview on the National Coalition Against Censorship blog that, ‘I have no objection to a parent not wanting their kid to read my book. But when they try to control a school’s curriculum, that’s when the fight is on. So the second they try to make it a policy, no, I can’t think of when it’s acceptable because whatever the text, you can teach and learn from it.'”

more at School Library Journal▸▸

more at the National Coalition Against Censorship’s blog▸▸

more at Sherman Alexie’s Twitter feed▸▸

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