The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian /Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2009Edition: 1st paperback ed.Description: 230 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780316013697 (pbk.) :; 0316013692 (pbk.); 9781439572740; 1439572747.Title notes: $11.99 (YA) 7-2011 (db)$11.99 (YA) 7-2011 BRA $11.99 (YA) 9/29/2011Subject(s): Spokane Indians -- Fiction | Indians of North America -- Washington (State) -- Fiction | Indian reservations -- Fiction | Race relations -- Fiction | High schools -- Fiction | Diary fiction | Young adult fiction | Young adult fictionNational Book Award winner.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.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
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.<br> <br> 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.<br> <br> 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.<br>
$11.99 (YA) 7-2011 (db)
$11.99 (YA) 7-2011
BRA $11.99 (YA) 9/29/2011
Includes author discussion guide and interview with illustrator Ellen Forney.
National Book Award winner.
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.