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The Resource 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, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney

Label
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian
Title
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian
Statement of responsibility
by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry, 2008.
  • California Young Reader Medal, Young Adult, 2010.
  • Delaware Diamonds (book award), High School, 2009.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 9-12, 2009.
  • National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2007
  • School Library Journal Best Books: 2007
  • YALSA Outstanding Books for the College Bound - History and Cultures: 2009
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2008
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
Awards note
National Book Award winner.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
185963
Cataloging source
VPW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexie, Sherman
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
600
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
600
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Forney, Ellen
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spokane Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Indian reservations
  • Race relations
  • High schools
  • Diary fiction
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
general
Label
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes a preview of Radioactive love song a forthcoming novel
  • Includes author discussion guide and interview with illustrator Ellen Forney
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
230, [29] p.
Isbn
9780316013697
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)317359051
Label
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
Publication
Note
  • Includes a preview of Radioactive love song a forthcoming novel
  • Includes author discussion guide and interview with illustrator Ellen Forney
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
230, [29] p.
Isbn
9780316013697
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)317359051

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