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The Absolutely True Story Of Part Time Indian Analysis

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The School Board says you should not read this book!

Censoring Sherman Alexie’s book “The Absolutely True Story of a Part Time Indian” may not be detrimental to the author, and it may even be an appropriate act. It is the job of our schools and educators to open young minds to new ideas, while taking care to protect the innocence of the child. Doing this successfully may be a difficult undertaking for our educators as we are asking them to draw a fine line between childhood innocence and the awareness of worldly things. In the handling of this book I believe the censors have done their job.

Censorship is the suppression of free speech, but we may at times need to use censorship for
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