The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian
Score: 3.5
From 522 Ratings

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2012-01-10
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316219303


The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian Book Description :

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live. With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, a...

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian
Score: 4
From 89 Ratings

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2012-01-10
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316219303


The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian Book Description :

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live. With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, a...

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian 10th Anniversary Edition

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian 10th Anniversary Edition


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2018-04-03
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0316439886


The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian 10th Anniversary Edition Book Description :

The 10th anniversary edition of Sherman Alexie's National Book Award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling novel--bonus content included! Sherman Alexie, in his first book for young adults, tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the reservation to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, beautifully written, semi-autobiographical, and coupled with poignant drawings that reflect the character's art, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian will continue to make a lasting impression for many years to come. Bonus content to include...

The Toughest Indian in the World
Score: 3
From 8 Ratings

The Toughest Indian in the World


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2013-10-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781480457188


The Toughest Indian in the World Book Description :

“Stunning” short stories by the National Book Award–winning author of The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution). In this bestselling volume of stories, National Book Award winner Sherman Alexie challenges readers to see Native American Indians as the complex, modern, real people they are. The tender and tenacious tales of The Toughest Indian in the World introduce us to the one-hundred-eighteen-year-old Etta Joseph, former co-star and lover of John Wayne, and to the unnamed narrator of the title story, a young Indian journalist searching for togetherness one hitchhiker at a time. Countless other brilliant creations leap from Alexie’s mind in these nine stories. Upwardly mobile Indians yearn for a more au...

War Dances
Score: 3.5
From 27 Ratings

War Dances


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2013-10-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781480457225


War Dances Book Description :

The bestselling, award-winning author’s “fiercely freewheeling collection of stories and poems about the tragicomedies of ordinary lives” (O, The Oprah Magazine). Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, War Dances blends short stories, poems, call-and-response, and more into something that only Sherman Alexie could have written. Ordinary men stand at the threshold of profound change, from a story about a famous writer caring for a dying but still willful father, to the tale of a young Indian boy who learns to value his own life by appreciating the deaths of others. Perceptions change, too, as “Another Proclamation” casts a shadow over Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, and “Invisible Dog on a Leash” limns the heartbrea...

The Orchid Thief
Score: 3
From 33 Ratings

The Orchid Thief


  • Author : Susan Orlean
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2011-07-20
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307795298


The Orchid Thief Book Description :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orlean’s wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. Determined to clone an endangered flower—the rare ghost orchid Polyrrhiza lindenii—a deeply eccentric and oddly attractive man named John Laroche leads Orlean on an unforgettable tour of America’s strange flower-selling subculture, through Florida’s swamps and beyond, along with the Seminoles who help him and the forces of justice who fight him. In the end, Orlean—and the reader—will have more respect for underdog determination and a powerful new definition of passion. In this new edition, coming fifteen years after its initial publi...

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
Score: 4
From 41 Ratings

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Turtleback
  • Release Date : 1998-10-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0785769498


The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven Book Description :

Offers a fictional portrait of the characters, language, traditions, and daily life of those living on the Spokane Indian Reservation...

The Warrior s Curse  The Traitor s Game  Book 3
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

The Warrior s Curse The Traitor s Game Book 3


  • Author : Jennifer A. Nielsen
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2020-03-03
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781338045475


The Warrior s Curse The Traitor s Game Book 3 Book Description :

The stunning third book in Jennifer A. Nielsen's New York Times bestselling Traitor's Game series!...

ten little indians
Score: 4
From 12 Ratings

ten little indians


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: American fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


ten little indians Book Description :

[In this novel, the author] offers nine poignant and emotionally resonant new stories about Native Americans who, like all Americans, find themselves at personal and cultural crossroads, faced with heart-rending, tragic, sometimes wondrous moments of being that test their loyalties, their capacities, and their motions of who they are and who they love.-Dust jacket....