Category Archives: “Banned Book”

“The Giver”

“The Giver” by Lois Lowry 180 pp. Jonas lives in a future utopia in which everyone seems to behave well and apologizes when they hurt someone’s feelings or do something wrong. In the evenings, families share their days, expressing their … Continue reading

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“The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian”

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie Although I’d only heard great things about this book, I hesitated to read it because I have been let down by the author before. It was as though he … Continue reading

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