Sherman Alexie http://www.kplu.org en Campaign To Get Sherman Alexie Book To Idaho Students Tops Goal http://www.kplu.org/post/campaign-get-sherman-alexie-book-idaho-students-tops-goal <p>Two women in Washington have raised enough money to send 350 copies of a controversial book by Sherman Alexie to students in Meridian, Idaho.&nbsp;</p><p>The move is in reaction to the Meridian School Board's decision to suspend use of “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" after parents complained about profanity and sexual content in the novel.</p><p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:08:09 +0000 Jessica Robinson 16144 at http://www.kplu.org Campaign To Get Sherman Alexie Book To Idaho Students Tops Goal Oregon School District Considers Ban On Sherman Alexie Novel http://www.kplu.org/post/oregon-school-district-considers-ban-sherman-alexie-novel <p>A school district in Sweet Home, Oregon is considering whether to pull a book by Northwest author Sherman Alexie from junior high classrooms.</p><p>“The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” is frequently targeted for removal from school reading lists for its language and depictions of violence and sexuality.</p><p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 23:12:29 +0000 Jessica Robinson 13192 at http://www.kplu.org Oregon School District Considers Ban On Sherman Alexie Novel Sherman Alexie's Idea to Turn Authors into Booksellers for a Day http://www.kplu.org/post/sherman-alexies-idea-turn-authors-booksellers-day <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Head to an independent bookstore on Saturday, and you might find a local author working behind the counter.</span></p><p>One thousand authors<a href="http://www.indiebound.org/indies-first" target="_blank">&nbsp;at some 400 bookstores</a>&nbsp;will be participating in a one-day&nbsp;national program called “Indies First”, which aims to draw shoppers to independent bookstores on Small Business Saturday.</p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Florangela Davila 11314 at http://www.kplu.org Sherman Alexie's Idea to Turn Authors into Booksellers for a Day Watch This: Native American Author Sherman Alexie http://www.kplu.org/post/native-american-author-sherman-alexie-suggests-movies-tv-youtube-vids <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOj0zjPzg-c</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMrPjl-927Q</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvTgvEzpSzQ</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF8ETyOcDCE</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ol8ifMrFN9U</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 16:02:53 +0000 6543 at http://www.kplu.org Watch This: Native American Author Sherman Alexie