Could a beautifully written, humorously illustrated, moving, middle grade book like The Accidental Adventures of India McAllister possibly offend anyone? Should it?
I’d love to know what you think. Please help me celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month by clicking on the adorable picture of India and reading the 3 paragraph length excerpts Almost Jello, Like a Greek Myth, and Sculpture from Charlotte Agell’s wonderful story The Accidental Adventures of India McAllister then leave a comment.
Do librarians need to be afraid of this kind of writing? Is this the kind of writing tweens need to have access to? How does the writing hit you? Let me know, thanks!
To read the author’s essay about the reaction to her book, click on—that’s right—the breast.