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
Title
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian
Creator
Contributor
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
Subject
Genre
Story line
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
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
185963
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 813/.6
  • [Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ7.A382
  • PS3551.L35774
LC item number
  • Ab 2007
  • A27 2007
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
600
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
Target audience
adolescent
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
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The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
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Contents
The black eye of the month club -- Why chicken means so much to me -- Revenge is my middle name -- Because geometry is not a country somewhere near France -- Hope against hope -- Go means go -- Rowdy sings the blues -- How to fight monsters -- Grandmother gives me some advice -- Tears of a clown -- Halloween -- Slouching toward Thanksgiving -- My sister sends me an E-mail -- Thanksgiving -- Hunger pains -- Rowdy gives me advice about love -- Dance, dance, dance -- Don't trust your computer -- My sister sends me a letter -- Reindeer games -- And a partridge in a pear tree -- Red versus white -- Wake -- Valentine heart -- In like a lion -- Rowdy and I have a long and serious discussion about basketball -- Because Russian guys are not always geniuses -- My final freshman year report card -- Remembering -- Talking about turtles -- Discussion guide -- Interview with Ellen Forney
Control code
4433650
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780316013697
Lccn
2007022799
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
4433650
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn154698238
  • (OCoLC)154698238

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