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 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...

Reservation Blues
Score: 4
From 22 Ratings

Reservation Blues


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2013-10-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781480457171


Reservation Blues Book Description :

Winner of the American Book Award and the Murray Morgan Prize, Sherman Alexie’s brilliant first novel tells a powerful tale of Indians, rock ’n’ roll, and redemption Coyote Springs is the only all-Indian rock band in Washington State—and the entire rest of the world. Thomas Builds-the-Fire takes vocals and bass guitar, Victor Joseph hits lead guitar, and Junior Polatkin rounds off the sound on drums. Backup vocals come from sisters Chess and Checkers Warm Water. The band sings its own brand of the blues, full of poverty, pain, and loss—but also joy and laughter. It all started one day when legendary bluesman Robert Johnson showed up on the Spokane Indian Reservation with a magical guitar, leaving it on the floor of Thomas Builds-the-Fire’...

We Should Hang Out Sometime
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

We Should Hang Out Sometime


  • Author : Josh Sundquist
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2014-12-23
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316251013


We Should Hang Out Sometime Book Description :

From Paralympic ski racer and YouTube star, Josh Sundquist, comes an always-funny (and sometimes-awkward) memoir about teenage misadventures. When I was twenty-five years old, it came to my attention that I had never had a girlfriend. At the time, I was actually under the impression that I was in a relationship, so this bit of news came as something of a shock. Why was Josh still single? To find out, he tracked down each of the girls he had tried to date since middle school and asked them straight up: What went wrong? The results of Josh's semiscientific investigation are in your hands. From a disastrous Putt-Putt date involving a backward prosthetic foot, to his introduction to CFD (Close Fast Dancing), and a misguided "grand gesture" at a Miss Amer...

Flight
Score: 4
From 76 Ratings

Flight


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2013-10-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781480457218


Flight Book Description :

From the National Book Award–winning author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, the tale of a troubled boy’s trip through history. Half Native American and half Irish, fifteen-year-old “Zits” has spent much of his short life alternately abused and ignored as an orphan and ward of the foster care system. Ever since his mother died, he’s felt alienated from everyone, but, thanks to the alcoholic father whom he’s never met, especially disconnected from other Indians. After he runs away from his latest foster home, he makes a new friend. Handsome, charismatic, and eloquent, Justice soon persuades Zits to unleash his pain and anger on the uncaring world. But picking up a gun leads Zits on an unexpected time-traveling journey th...

The Taming of the Shrew
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Taming of the Shrew


  • Author : William Shakespeare
  • Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Children's plays, English
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 141140100X


The Taming of the Shrew Book Description :

The complete text with explanations and an easy translation to help you understand the play....

You Don t Have to Say You Love Me
Score: 4
From 22 Ratings

You Don t Have to Say You Love Me


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2017-06-13
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316270762


You Don t Have to Say You Love Me Book Description :

The Instant New York Times Bestseller Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, loss, and forgiveness from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award-winning author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Family relationships are never simple. But Sherman Alexie's bond with his mother Lillian was more complex than most. She plunged her family into chaos with a drinking habit, but shed her addiction when it was on the brink of costing her everything. She survived a violent past, but created an elaborate facade to hide the truth. She selflessly cared for strangers, but was often incapable of showering her children with the affection that they so despera...

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing


  • Author : William Shakespeare
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-05-21
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9798647562630


Much Ado About Nothing Book Description :

Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy by William Shakespeare thought to have been written in 1598 and 1599, as Shakespeare was approaching the middle of his career. The play was included in the First Folio, published in 1623.By means of "noting" (which, in Shakespeare's day, sounded similar to "nothing" as in the play's title, and which means gossip, rumour, and overhearing), Benedick and Beatrice are tricked into confessing their love for each other, and Claudio is tricked into rejecting Hero at the altar in the erroneous belief that she has been unfaithful. At the end, Benedick and Beatrice join forces to set things right, and the others join in a dance celebrating the marriages of the two couples....

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...

Stone Cold
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

Stone Cold


  • Author : Robert Swindells
  • Publisher : Puffin Books
  • Release Date : 2016-09-27
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0141368993


Stone Cold Book Description :

Stone Cold is a Carnegie Medal-winning thriller by Robert Swindells. It is one of The Originals from Penguin - iconic, outspoken, first. A tense thriller plot is combined with a perceptive and harrowing portrait of life on the streets as a serial killer preys on the young and vulnerable homeless. Link, aged 17, is distrustful of people until he pairs up with Deb, another homeless youngster. But what Deb doesn't tell him is that she's an ambitious young journalist on a self-imposed assignment to track down the killer and she's prepared to use herself as bait ... The Originals are the pioneers of fiction for young adults. From political awakening, war and unrequited love to addiction, teenage pregnancy and nuclear holocaust, The Originals confront big ...