The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Release Date : 10 January 2012
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 13 : 9780316219303
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Book excerpt: 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.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian

Author : Sherman Alexie
Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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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 Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian

Author : Sherman Alexie
Publisher : Hachette UK
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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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 Absolutely True Diary of a Part time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part time Indian

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Arnold "Junior" Spirit, 14 Jahre alt, intelligent, witzig und selbsternannter "retard" will etwas aus seinem Leben machen. Als Bewohner eines Indianerreservats wäre es allerdings sehr, sehr ungewöhnlich, wenn es ihm gelingen würde. Er entscheidet sich also, sein Leben zu ändern, indem er die Schule wechselt. Seine neue Schule ...

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian

Author : Sherman Alexie,Jacqueline Woodson
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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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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....

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