Mick Harte Was Here
Publish date: January 1st 2009
Publisher: Scholastic, Incorporated
Pages no: 86
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Banned Books
Mick Harte Was Here turned out to be one of those books I just shouldn't have reread, and I am almost too disappointed for words.Back in eighth grade, I had a two-period block of English; the first period was dedicated to writing and language skills while the second focused on reading comprehension ...
I only remembered this one because it's on the ALA most-frequently-banned list of '00 to '09. Someone please tell me what is so controversial about a cautionary tale about a helmetless bike accident!
Even though this was a very painful bookto read (the main character's brother dies in a bicycling accident),I found it to be a true book and a book that would help children whohave had a sister or parent or friend die.I have a hard time reading all these depressing books written for aYA audience. Ar...