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To Kill a Mockingbird

Author: Harper Lee
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In 1991, an Afro-Canadian organization called PRUDE (Pride of Race, Unity and Dignity through Education) in Saint John, N.B., sought to remove Lee’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel and Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from school reading lists. PRUDE disliked the portrayal of racial minorities in both novels.


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Pulitzer Prize-winning, classic work of American Literature often challenged in Canada.