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The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian

Author: Sherman Alexie
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In his first book for young adults, 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.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Electronic books
Diary fiction
Fiction
Young adult works
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sherman Alexie
ISBN: 9780316280372 0316280372 9780316219303 0316219304
OCLC Number: 853073384
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 1 online resource (229 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Welcome; Dedication; Foreword; Epigraph; 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 WhiteWake; 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; Bonus Content; A Note from Sherman Alexie; Personal Photos from Sherman; Rowdy, Rowdy, Rowdy; A Letter from an Educator; Fan Artwork; Water on The Brain; Jess Walter Interviews Sherman Alexie; Interview with Ellen Forney; Discussion Guide; Praise for The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian; Table of Contents; Copyright Page
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In his first book for young adults, 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.

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