Outsider Fiction

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Facts On File, Incorporated, Jan 1, 2009 - Challenged books - 144 pages
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Outsider Fiction examines books about young people having trouble fitting into society because of their race, social class, appearance, identity, or many other reasons. This new edition contains entries on some of the most frequently challenged books in America.

Coverage includes:

-The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

-The Buffalo Tree by Adam Rapp

-Fools Crow by James Welch

-Nappy Hair by Carolivia Herron

-The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

-The Pigman by Paul Zindel

-Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher

and many more.

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About the author (2009)

Steven Otfinoski has written more than 150 books for young readers. Three of his nonfiction books have been chosen Books for the Teen Age by the New York Public Library. Steve is also a playwright and has his own theater company that brings one-person plays about American history to schools. Steve lives in Connecticut with his wife, who is a teacher. They have two children, two dogs, and a cat. When he's not writing he enjoys swimming, tennis, reading, and singing in his church choir.

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