The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part-time Indian

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The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part-time Indian

by Sherman Alexie, Sherman Alexie

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | April 1, 2009 | Trade Paperback

The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part-time Indian is rated 4.4167 out of 5 by 12.
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.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 288 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1 in

Published: April 1, 2009

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0316013692

ISBN - 13: 9780316013697

Appropriate for ages: 12

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The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part-time Indian

by Sherman Alexie, Sherman Alexie

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 288 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1 in

Published: April 1, 2009

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0316013692

ISBN - 13: 9780316013697

About the Book

Alexie's National Book Award winner 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. Includes poignant drawings that reflect the character's art.

From the Publisher

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.

About the Author

A National Book Award-winning author, poet, and filmmaker, Sherman has been named one of Granta''s Best Young American Novelists and has been lauded by The Boston Globe as "an important voice in American literature." He is one of the most well known and beloved literary writers of his generation, with works such as The Long Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and Reservation Blues and has received numerous awards and citations, including the PEN/Malamud Award for Fiction and the Lila Wallace-Reader''s Digest Award.

Editorial Reviews

"Exceptionally good....Arnold is a wonderful character."-Miami Herald

Appropriate for ages: 12