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
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
Storyline
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
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
185963
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexie, Sherman
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.A382
LC item number
Ab 2007
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
600
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Forney, Ellen
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spokane Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Indian reservations
  • Race relations
  • Diary fiction
  • Spokane Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Indian reservations
  • Race relations
  • Diaries
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn154698238
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
229 p.
Isbn
9780316013680
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2007022799
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)154698238
Label
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney
Publication
Control code
ocn154698238
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
229 p.
Isbn
9780316013680
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2007022799
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)154698238

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