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Outsider Fiction
  • Authored by: Steven Otfinoski
  • From the Series: Our Freedom to Read
  • Trim Size: 6 X 9
  • ISBN-10: 1604130318
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-031-7
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $40.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 01/01/2009
  • Dewey Number: 098
  • Reading Level: Grades 5-8
  • Pages: 144


Outsider Fiction examines books about young people having trouble fitting into society because of their race, social class, appearance, identity, or many other reasons. This new edition contains entries on some of the most frequently challenged books in America.

Coverage includes:

  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  • The Buffalo Tree by Adam Rapp
  • Fools Crow by James Welch
  • Nappy Hair by Carolivia Herron
  • The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
  • The Pigman by Paul Zindel
  • Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher
  • and many more.


Appendixes. Index.

About the Author(s)

Steven Otfinoski has been writing for more than three decades. He is the author of Nineteenth-Century Writers in the American Profiles series, Great Black Writers, Latinos in the Arts, and many other books for Facts On File and Chelsea House.

Reviews and Awards

"[A] thorough examination...cover[s] a broad range of literature...The writing is clear and the author provides both sides of the debate...allowing readers to draw their own conclusions. Solid information for report writers and teachers."

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