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Author Alexie, Sherman, 1966-

Title The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian [kit] / by Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney.

Imprint New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2009, c2007.


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 GDL Central Library Storage    FIC ALEXIE,SHE    Available
Description 229 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. + 1 notebook ((unpaged) ; 28 cm.) in canvas bag.
Note Includes author discussion guide and interview with illustrator Ellen Forney.
Each Book Group Kit, contained in a canvas bag, includes 12 copies of the book and one copy of a notebook containing book reviews, discussion questions, author information, a bibliography of the titles in the Book Group Kit collection, bibliographies of books and websites on book groups and enhancements (articles, maps or pictures) to help understand the book.
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 -- Hunder 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.
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 Spokane Indians -- Fiction.
Indians of North America -- Washington (State) -- Fiction.
Indian reservations -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
High schools -- Fiction.
Diary fiction
Genre/Form Young adult fiction.
Added Author Forney, Ellen, illustrator.
ISBN 9780316013697 paperback
0316013692 paperback
9780606072960 library binding
0606072969 library binding
9781428764507 paperback
142876450X paperback

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