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The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian  Cover Image Book Book

The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian / by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney.

Alexie, Sherman, 1966- (author.). Forney, Ellen, (illustrator.).

Summary

Summary:

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.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780316013680
  • ISBN: 0316013684
  • ISBN: 9781428764507
  • ISBN: 142876450X
  • ISBN: 9780316013697
  • ISBN: 0316013692
  • ISBN: 9780316068208
  • ISBN: 0316068209
  • Physical Description: 230 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, ©2007.

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note:
The black eye of the month club -- Why chicken means so much to me -- Revenge is my middle name -- Because geometry is not a country somewhere near France -- Hope against hope -- Go means go -- Rowdy sings the blues -- How to fight monsters -- Grandmother gives me some advice -- Tears of a clown -- Halloween -- Slouching toward Thanksgiving -- My sister sends me an E-mail -- Thanksgiving -- Hunger pains -- Rowdy gives me advice about love -- Dance, dance, dance -- Don't trust your computer -- My sister sends me a letter -- Reindeer games -- And a partridge in a pear tree -- Red versus white -- Wake -- Valentine heart -- In like a lion -- Rowdy and I have a long and serious discussion about basketball -- Because Russian guys are not always geniuses -- My final freshman year report card -- Remembering -- Talking about turtles -- Discussion guide -- Interview with Ellen Forney.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ellen Forney.
Target Audience Note:
600L Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader Grades 9-12 4 6 SD Quiz 117771 English fiction.
Awards Note:
Boston-Globe-Horn Book Award, 2008
A Junior Library Guild selection.
National Book Award, Young People's Literature, 2007.
Odyssey Award, 2009.
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2008.
American Indian Youth Literature Award Winner, 2008
Subject: Spokane Indians > Juvenile fiction.
Indians of North America > Washington (State) > Juvenile fiction.
Indian reservations > Washington (State) > Juvenile fiction.
Washington (State) > Race relations > Juvenile fiction.
Spokane Indians > Fiction.
Indians of North America > Washington (State) > Fiction.
Indian reservations > Fiction.
Race relations > Fiction.
Diaries > Fiction.
Indian reservations.
Indians of North America.
Race relations.
Spokane Indians.
Washington (State)
Spokane Indians > Fiction.
Native Americans > Washington (State) > Fiction.
Indian reservations > Fiction.
Race relations > Fiction.
Diaries > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Diary fiction > Juvenile.
Diary fiction > Young adult.
Diary fiction.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Young adult works.
Young adult fiction.
Diary fiction.
Diary fiction.

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