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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
Awards note
National Book Award winner.
Cataloging source
VPW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexie, Sherman
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
600
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
  • PZ7.A382
  • PS3551.L35774
LC item number
  • Ab 2009
  • A27 2009
Literary form
fiction
PerformerNote
Ellen Forney
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Forney, Ellen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spokane Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Indian reservations
  • Race relations
  • High schools
  • Diaries
  • Spokane Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Indian reservations
  • Race relations
  • Diaries
  • Spokane Indians
  • Native Americans
  • Native Americans
  • Race relations
  • Diaries
  • Diaries
  • High schools
  • Indian reservations
  • Indians of North America
  • Race relations
  • Spokane Indians
  • Washington (State)
  • Spokane Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Indian reservations
  • Race relations
  • Diary fiction
  • Young adult fiction
  • Race relations
  • Diary fiction
  • Indians of North America
  • Indian reservations
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / People & Places / United States / Native American
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Class Differences
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Basketball
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes author discussion guide and interview with illustrator Ellen Forney, pages [233-245]
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocn317359051
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
229, [16] pages
Isbn
9781428764507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o317359051
  • (OCoLC)317359051
Label
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes author discussion guide and interview with illustrator Ellen Forney, pages [233-245]
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocn317359051
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
229, [16] pages
Isbn
9781428764507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o317359051
  • (OCoLC)317359051

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