Parents call cops on teen for giving away banned book

<p>&nbsp;</p><p>From deathandtaxes.com:</p><p>"Parents in Idaho <a href="http://www.dailydot.com/geek/teen-policed-for-giving-away-absolutely-true-diary/" target="_blank">called the cops last week</a> on junior-high student Brady Kissel when she had the nerve to help distribute a book they’d succeeded in banning from the school curriculum.</p><p>The book in question was Sherman Alexie’s young adult novel “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.” Published in 2007, it won the National Book Award and has become popular with young teens, supposedly for its universal themes of fitting in, making sense of race, and sexual discovery."</p><p><a href="http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/219767/parents-call-cops-on-teen-for-giving-away-banned-book-it-backfires-predictably/">Full story here</a></p>

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