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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
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
185963
Cataloging source
NRTW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexie, Sherman
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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
  • Diary fiction
  • Race relations
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Not suitable for younger readers
Control code
000043380157
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
229 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781842708446
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
Publication
Note
Not suitable for younger readers
Control code
000043380157
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
229 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781842708446
Other physical details
ill.

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