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Contributors:
Forney, Ellen, illustrator.
Published:
New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2009.
Rating:
600
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Description
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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Book
Edition:
First paperback edition.
Physical Desc:
229 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780316013680, 9780316013697, 0316013692, 9781439572740, 1439572747, 9780606072960, 0606072969, 9781428764507, 142876450X, 0316013684

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General Note
Includes author discussion guide and interview with illustrator Ellen Forney, pages [233-245].
Description
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 -- from Amazon.
Target Audience
600,Lexile.
Awards
National Book Award winner.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Alexie, S., & Forney, E. (2009). The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian. First paperback edition. New York: Little, Brown and Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Alexie, Sherman, 1966- and Ellen, Forney. 2009. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian. New York: Little, Brown and Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Alexie, Sherman, 1966- and Ellen, Forney, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian. New York: Little, Brown and Co, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Alexie, Sherman, and Ellen Forney. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian. First paperback edition. New York: Little, Brown and Co, 2009. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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