Nothing But the Truth: A Documentary Novel
This Newbery Honor Book by acclaimed author Avi is available again through Scholastic--in an After Words paperback edition!
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.
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Review: Nothing But the TruthUser Review - Angie Fehl - Goodreads
Having also been turned into a play by Ronn Smith, this short YA novel focuses around 9th grader Phillip Malloy whose one moment of acting out becomes a media sensation. Phillip does not get along ... Read full review
Review: Nothing But the TruthUser Review - Steve - Goodreads
Let me say first that I am a teacher. Secondly, this book aggravates me. And I think the reason this book gets under my skin so much is because Avi has created a story that I can believe. To my mind ... Read full review