Oregon school district considers ban on Sherman Alexie novel
KPLU public radio (Seattle, WA)
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Sweet Home, Oregon
Sweet Home School District
Photograph of Sherman Alexie
In this Nov. 17, 2007 file photo, Sherman Alexie is shown at the 58th National Book Awards in New York.
Five parents of eighth-grade students in the Sweet Home school district asked to have "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" reevaluated. It has been challenged before for profanity and violent and sexual content. The school board was in the process of making a decision.
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