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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

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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 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 thought he was destined to live.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Alexie's YA debut, released in hardcover to instant success, recieving seven starred reviews, hitting numerous bestseller lists, and winning the 2007 National Book Award for Young People's Literature.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781606860724
Author:
Alexie, Sherman
Publisher:
Perfection Learning
Illustrator:
Forney, Ellen
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
People & Places - United States
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Indian reservations
Subject:
Children s-General
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
230
Dimensions:
8.20x5.30x.90 in. .70 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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