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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, 10th Anniversary Edition Lib/E

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, 10th Anniversary Edition Lib/E
   

Sherman Alexie, in his first book for young adults, 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 reservation to attend an all-white farm tow... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781478993520
Release Date 18 June 2019 by Little, Brown Book Group
Format Audio CD/Audio
Author(s) Read by Alexie, Sherman
Availability Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 18 Jun 2019

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ISBN-13 9781478993520
ISBN-10 1478993529
Stock Release date is 18 June 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 18 Jun 2019
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Imprint Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release Date 18 June 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Audio CD/Audio
Author(s) Read by Alexie, Sherman
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
School Stories
Historical Fiction
Personal Awareness: Safety Matters
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 400g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 768474

Description of this Book

Sherman Alexie, in his first book for young adults, 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 reservation to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, beautifully written, and semi-autobiographical, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian will continue to make a lasting impression for many years to come. Bonus content to include an author's note, deleted scenes, and more!

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Younger teens looking for the strength to lift themselves out of rough situations would do well to start here. -- Booklist Sure to resonate and lift spirits of all ages for years to come. -- USA Today

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Author's Bio

Sherman Alexie is a poet, short-story writer, novelist, and performer. He is a winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction, a PEN/Hemingway Citation for Best First Fiction, and the National Book Award for Young People's Literature. A Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, he grew up in Wellpinit, Washington, on the Spokane Indian Reservation, and has been an urban Indian since 1994.

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