March 19, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Alexie’s ‘True Diary’ Removed from NYC School’s Summer Reading List

The inclusion of Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian—winner of the 2007 National Book Award—on a required summer reading list for sixth graders has raised the ire of a group of parents in Belle Harbor, NY, who have successfully called for its removal, the Daily News has reported.