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Nothing But the Truth (1991) [Novel]
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FACT: Ninth grader Philip Malloy hums along with the daily tape of "The Star-Spangled Banner" when it's played in homeroom.

FACT: Margaret Narwin, teaching of English, sends Philip to the vice principal's office for breaking a faculty rule that requires students at Harrison High SChool to stand at "respectful, silent attention" during playing of the national anthem.

Then why -- and how -- does the student's version of the incident differ from the teacher's version? The question is crucial because Philip is suspended from school. Indeed, students, teachers, parents, school officials -- even the national media -- soon become caught up in charges and countercharges regarding respect, freedom, and patriotism. But what are the motives that propel these individuals into a crisis that so quickly spirals beyond their control?

In this remarkable novel, facts, people, actions, and reactions are presented in a stark documentary style. The truth -- and nothing but the truth -- can be discovered by only one person: the reader.

Original title: Nothing But the Truth
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultSocial IssuesTaking A Stand

Edition #1: Nothing But the Truth

Nothing But the Truth (1991)
Awards: Newbery Honor Book (1992)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Nothing But the Truth (September 1, 1993)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Avon
ISBN: 038071907X
Dimensions: 4.0 x 6.5 x 0.5 in
Pages: 213

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Nothing But the Truth (September 1, 1991)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 0531059596
Dimensions: 6.2 x 9.1 x 0.8
Pages: 192

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