BOOK WEEK: Meet Author Thanhha Lai
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BOOK WEEK: Meet Author Thanhha Lai

Thanhha Lai’s debut novel Inside Out & Back Again won the 2011 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and a Newbery Honor. Her second novel, Listen, Slowly is a New York Times bestseller, Publisher’s Weekly Best Book and has been heralded in Booklist’s starred review as “a superb, sometimes humorous, always thought-provoking coming-of-age story.”   … Continue reading

Student Review: The  Absolutely  True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
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Student Review: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Arnold leaves the reservation and hopes of a better life at a small white school. The novel illustrates situations of alcohol and physical abuse, which although portraying real life, is mature content calling for a target audience of teens. This book can be placed in the contemporary realistic fiction genre since it allows readers to … Continue reading