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A Small Civil War

2.86  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  1 Review
A story that is as timely today as it was in 1981, A Small Civil War examines book censorship through the eyes of two sisters growing in much the same direction, although on often comically divergent paths.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published October 1st 1996 by Atheneum Books (first published March 12th 1982)
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Danielle
May 11, 2016 Danielle rated it it was ok
This story is set in 1980, with elections coming up. The Iran hostage crisis is mentioned. A senior girl's younger sister is up in arms over the idea that The Grapes of Wrath might be banned and taken off the curriculum before she has a chance to study it. The younger sister is frustrated that her older sister, who is on the school paper and who should care more about these things, doesn't seem to. A portrait of a small town where some residents feel that "family values" and "decency" are threat ...more
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