Nothing But the Truth by * AviNothing But the Truth by * Avi

Nothing But the Truth

by* Avi

Paperback | January 1, 2010

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Avi's provocative Newbery Honor book is now available 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.

Avi is one of the most treasured and celebrated writers of our time. His work spans nearly every genre and has won nearly every major prize, including two Newbery Honors, for Nothing But the Truth and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, and the Newbery Medal for Crispin: The Cross of Lead. He lives in Denver, Colourado. You can vi...
Title:Nothing But the TruthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.59 × 5.24 × 0.47 inPublished:January 1, 2010Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545174155

ISBN - 13:9780545174152

Appropriate for ages: 10


Editorial Reviews

Priase For Nothing But the Truth"The story of Philip Malloy, his family, friends, teachers and school, shouts to be shared." - The New York Times"It is clear that Avi is attuned to the modern high school scene. With frankness and remarkable insight, he conveys the flaws of the system while creating a story that is both entertaining and profound." - Publishers WeeklyA Newbery Honor BookA Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor BookAn ALA Notable BookAn ALA Best Book for Young Adults