Nothing But the Truth A Documentary Novel

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In this thought-provoking examination of freedom, patriotism, and respect, ninth-grader, Philip Malloy, is kept from joining the track team by his failing grades in English class. Convinced that the teacher just doesn't like him, Philip concocts a plan to get transferred out of her class. Breaking the school's policy of silence during the national anthem, he hums along, and ends up in a crisis at the center of the nation's attention.---from the publisher

208 pages                                978-0545174152                              Ages 9-12

Keywords:  school, patriotism, Newbery Medal, high school, freedom, rights, respect, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 yr old

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