The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
- Brief Synopsis:
- Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.
- Long Synopsis:
Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live.With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike. Special note: four-color illustrations will convert to grayscale on black-and-white devices.
Winner of the National Book Award
- Book Quality:
- Publisher Quality
- Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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- Copyrighted By:
- Sherman Alexie
- Adult content:
- Literature and Fiction, Teens
- Grade Levels:
- Seventh grade, Eighth grade, Ninth grade, Tenth grade
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- Bookshare Staff
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- This is a copyrighted book.
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