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 - Moe - Goodreads
Its good to finally find a fast-paced novel. I have gotten sick of authors dragging out the plot sequence page after page. I liked how the format is like a script, telling you who is talking and how ... Read full review
Review: Nothing But the TruthUser Review - Angel-Rose Weber - Goodreads
Eh, this book had a lot of potential, but nothing was all that great. It was interesting how this one kid turned the school system against the teacher by humming the star spangle banner, but then you find out he was just doing it to be rebellious. The book could of been so much more. Read full review