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‘The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian’ Banned in a West Virginia Middle School

“Attention was drawn to the book last week after a parent, Misty Frank, objected to her eighth-grade son having received the reading assignment from teacher Dawn Welsh. Frank raised concerns about the use of profanity in the book, as well as its sexual content. She also objected to it having been assigned to a whole class and parents not having been forewarned about its graphic nature.”

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