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Reason for Banning

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexi is a National Book Award winner. It tells the story of a teenager who grows up on the Spokane Indian Reservation but leaves to attend an all-white high school in a farm town. The book has strong language, including racial slurs.

It has been challenged for the following reasons: anti-family, cultural insensitivity, drugs/alcohol/smoking,  gambling, offensive language, sex education,  sexually explicit, unsuited for age group, violence and depictions of bullying.



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  2. Place your name and phone number on the answer sheet.
  3. Email your answer with contact information to
  •  All correct answers will be entered into a drawing for a prize.
  • Drawings will be held the following day when the library opens at 7:45 a.m.
  • There will be a new question each day of Banned Books Week. 
  • So come to the library every day and use your research skills to answer each question. 
  • You may answer each question only once. Good Luck!!!

Trivia Quesiton

Banned Books Week Question #1

What does Rowdy do to the Andruss brothers for bullying  Junior at the powwow?

A. He painted their horses pink.

B. He shaved off their eyebrows and cut off their braids while they slept.

C. He spit in their beers when they weren’t looking.


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