MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) -- - Trustees at the Meridian School District in southwest Idaho have voted to remove an award winning novel after some parents complained.
Trustees voted 2-1 to keep in place a hold on "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie of Wellpinit. The book was part of the 10th grade reading curriculum.
The National Book Award winning novel is narrated by a 14-year-old whose transfer makes him the only Native American in an all-white school.
Objections are based on discussions of sex, abuse, alcoholism, or on racist or profane statements from some characters.
Do you support the school district's decision or was it a bad move?
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