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ISBN#9780316013697
BIB ID#1314017
Call# FIC Alexie

The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian

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Publisher
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2009, c2007.
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Description
230, [29] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Summary
Includes a preview of Radioactive love song a forthcoming novel. Includes author discussion guide and interview with illustrator Ellen Forney. 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.

Reviews and Notes

Summary/Annotation ->  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.

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This is an excellent young adult novel. Honest, funny, thought-provoking and the artwork is a great element. Overall a great and well-told story.