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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

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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
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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
  • A Junior Library Guild selection.
  • National Book Award, Young People's Literature, 2007.
  • Odyssey Award, 2009.
  • Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2008.
  • American Indian Youth Literature Award Winner, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
185963
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
600
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
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Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
229 p.
Isbn
9781428764507
Lccn
2007022799
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)154698238
Label
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
Link
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
229 p.
Isbn
9781428764507
Lccn
2007022799
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)154698238

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