Nothing But the Truth (Scholastic Gold) (Paperback)

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By Avi
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This Newbery Honor Book by acclaimed author Avi joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!

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.

About the Author

Avi's work spans nearly every genre and has received countless major prizes, including the Newbery Medal for Crispin: The Cross of Lead and Newbery Honors for Nothing But the Truth and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle. Avi lives in Colorado. You can learn more about him online at

Praise For…

Distinctions and Praise For Nothing But the Truth:A Newbery Honor BookA Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor BookAn ALA Notable BookAn ALA Best Book for Young Adults"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 Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780545174152
ISBN-10: 0545174155
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Publication Date: January 1st, 2010
Pages: 208
Language: English