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Nothing but the Truth : a Documentary Novel : A Documentary Novel (Paperback) (Avi)
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This Newbery Honor Book by acclaimed author Avi is available again through Scholastic--in an After Words paperback edition!In this thought-provoking examination of freedom, patriotism, and respect, ninth-grader, Philip Malloy, is kept from joining the track team by his failing grades in English class. Convinced that the teacher just doesn't like him, Philip concocts a plan to get transferred out of her class. Breaking the school's policy of silence during the national anthem, he hums along, and ends up in a crisis at the center of the nation's attention.
Ninth-grader Philip Malloy's suspension for humming "The Star-Spangled Banner" during homeroom becomes a national news story.
Number of Pages: 177
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Legal, Children in Peril, Social Issues / Values + Virtues, Detectives / Amateur
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Age Range: Teen
Street Date: January 1, 2010
Item Number (DPCI): 248-13-2323
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