This funny, gripping, and relatable tale of life and local politics in middle America is currently being serialized online.
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Americus, Okla., is just like any other small town in America: Its middle and high schools teem with bullies and airheads, and its library has a waiting list 38 patrons long for the newest book in the Apathea Ravenchilde series.Aug 30 2011 | Read Full Review of Americus
In this charming tale, Reed and Hill offer a lovely valentine to readers and, especially, to librarians. Neil Barton is an outcast about to enter high school in the conservative small town of AmericusJul 29 2011 | Read Full Review of Americus
Released by First Second Books in 2011, MK Reed and Jonathan Hill’s book Americus was an attempt to take a stand against library censorship, a problem that hasn’t plagued 99% of America for about 40 years.May 30 2012 | Read Full Review of Americus
“Though fast-paced to the point of flowing somewhat erratically, the moral of the story does focus on the fact that we do live in a free country where we should be allowed to read what we want, watch what we want, and listen to what we want—though for minors, these privileges should be monitored ...Aug 30 2011 | Read Full Review of Americus
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