Nothing But The Truth: a Documentary Novel

By Avi

Avi's documentary approach chronicles the results of a teacher's objection to a ninth grader's humming along with “The Star Spangled Banner.” School rules stipulate that students are to stand at “respectful, silent attention.” Mis com muni cation, misperceptions, and personal viewpoints of right, wrong, and protected freedoms propel the characters rapidly into a crisis situation that forces the reader to explore issues of perception, reality, bias, and expediency.

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