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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
 

Suitable for young adults, this book tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist who leaves his school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white high school. It chronicles contemporary adolescence as seen through the eyes of one Native American boy.

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ISBN 9781448188567
Barcode 9781448188567
Published 15 September 2016 by Andersen Press Ltd
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Alexie, Sherman
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781448188567
ISBN-10 1448188563
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd
Imprint Andersen Digital
Publication Date 15 September 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Alexie, Sherman
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
The Arts (Visual, Performing, Music)
Adventure Stories
War Stories
Truancy & Exclusion From School
Fiction Dealing With Multiculturalism
Fiction Dealing With Bullying, Truancy & School Problems
Ebook Challenge Level: 9-10
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.54
Catalogue Code 730979

Description of this Electronic Book

An all-new edition of the tragicomic smash hit which stormed the New York Times bestseller charts, now featuring an introduction from Markus Zusak.In his first book for young adults, Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist who leaves his school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white high school. This heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written tale, featuring poignant drawings that reflect the character's art, is based on the author's own experiences. It chronicles contemporary adolescence as seen through the eyes of one Native American boy.'Excellent in every way' Neil GaimanIllustrated in a contemporary cartoon style by Ellen Forney.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review It's humane, authentic and, most of all, it speaks

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Author's Bio

Sherman Alexie is the author of Reservation Blues, Indian Killer, and The Toughest Indian in the World. His books have earned him a citation from the PEN Hemingway Award for Best First Book of Fiction, the Before Columbus Foundation's America Book Award and the Murray Morgan Prize.

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