The Assignment (Kobo eBook)

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**A SYDNEY TAYLOR NOTABLE BOOK

Inspired by a real-life incident, this riveting novel explores discrimination and antisemitism and reveals their dangerous impact.**

Would you defend the indefensible?

That's what seniors Logan March and Cade Crawford are asked to do when a favorite teacher instructs a group of students to argue for the Final Solution--the Nazi plan for the genocide of the Jewish people.

Logan and Cade decide they must take a stand, and soon their actions draw the attention of the student body, the administration, and the community at large. But not everyone feels as Logan and Cade do--after all, isn't a school debate just a school debate? It's not long before the situation explodes, and acrimony and anger result.

Based on true events, The Assignment asks: What does it take for tolerance, justice, and love to prevail?

**"An important look at a critical moment in history through a modern lens showcasing the power of student activism." -**SLJ

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780593123188
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Publication Date: August 25th, 2020
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