The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian

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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.
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9780316013697
9780606072960
9780316013680
9781439572740
9781456103521
9781440791666
9781428764507
9781428182974
142876450
9780316280372
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subject_facet Diaries -- Juvenile fiction, Diary fiction, High schools -- Juvenile fiction, Indian reservations -- Juvenile fiction, Indians of North America -- Washington (State) -- Juvenile fiction, Race relations -- Juvenile fiction, Spokane Indians -- Juvenile fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian
title_full The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian / by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney, The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian [sound recording] / by Sherman Alexie
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