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All nine members, including Welch, recommended keeping I Am the Cheese in the honors English curriculum. Welch’s change of heart may have been partially motivated by a provision in the report that said teachers should let parents know in advance of books to be used in the classroom for the school year. “This will provide parents an opportunity to be more involved in their child’s education by allowing them the chance to read books themselves before the books are read in class,” the report stated.
As the interrogations go on, Adam begins to piece together a troubled, forgotten past. His father had been an investigative reporter who uncovered a scandal involving the government and organized crime. After his father testified at a trial, the whole family was relocated and given different names and lives by the government. His father finally tells Adam the truth of their past and he learns that his real name is Paul Delmonte. Back in the present, Adam/Paul faces numerous trials and obstacles on his journey to Rutterburg.
The Blumes settled down in suburban New Jersey, where Judy became a housewife and mother to two children. She still loved writing and was inspired after taking an NYU course in writing for children. Blume soon published her first work, a children’s picture book. The middle-grade novel Iggie’s House followed, and in 1970 her first young-adult novel, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, appeared. The latter is considered a pioneer in YA fiction for dealing honestly and candidly with issues that concerned adolescents, especially love and sex.