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I give respect to The Wall Street Journal, this time, because they allowed a couple of counter voices to the smug privileged nonsense Ms. Gurdon wrote regarding the dangers of  ‘dark’ Young Adult Fiction. One of the voices is the award winning author, Sherman Alexie. His book has been lauded by adults and young adults alike, and has touched thousands. He tell’s it best.

http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2011/06/09/why-the-best-kids-books-are-written-in-blood/

Diane Plumley

Diane Plumley

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  1. Nancy Ellis says:

    Thank you, thank you, thank you for the link to this important and moving article.

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