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 75 Ratings

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2016-09-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448188567


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

An all-new edition of the tragicomic smash hit which stormed the New York Times bestseller charts, now featuring an introduction from Markus Zusak. In his first book for young adults, Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist who leaves his school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white high school. This heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written tale, featuring poignant drawings that reflect the character's art, is based on the author's own experiences. It chronicles contemporary adolescence as seen through the eyes of one Native American boy. 'Excellent in every way' Neil Gaiman Illustrated in a contemporary cartoon style by Ellen Forney....

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...

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Trickster Trickster Discourse in Sherman Alexie s The Absolutely True Diary of Part Time Indian


  • Author : Madeleine Crois
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1050047886


The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Trickster Trickster Discourse in Sherman Alexie s The Absolutely True Diary of Part Time Indian Book Description :

You are one thing yet you are another. This is a feeling many people experience on a daily base; the feeling of being a paradox in its own right. Arnold Spirit Junior, protagonist in Sherman Alexies The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, feels this way as well. On top of this, he also needs to deal with changing schools, and in order to be able to do this, he needs to change himself. I belief that he used the idea of the Native American trickster figure to do this. Because through all of my research I have concluded that the trickster is a paradox in its own terms. It is a god who creates the world and it is a human who makes mistakes. Yet the trickster is much more than that, and so is Junior....

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K nigs Erl uterungen The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian


  • Author : Patrick Charles
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : 3804431259


K nigs Erl uterungen The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian Book Description :

Konigs Erlauterung Spezial zu Sherman Alexie: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian in englischer Sprache - Textanalyse und Interpretation mit ausfuhrlicher Inhaltsangabe und Abituraufgaben. Info: Abiturempfehlung zu den Themenbereichen "Growing up und Native Americans". In einem Band bieten dir die Konigs Erlauterungen alles, was du zur Vorbereitung auf Referat, Klausur, Abitur oder Matura benotigst. Das spart dir lastiges Recherchieren und kostet weniger Zeit zur Vorbereitung. Alle wichtigen Infos zur Interpretation... - von der ausfuhrlichen Inhaltsangabe uber Aufbau, Personenkonstellation, Stil und Sprache bis zu Interpretationsansatzen - plus 4 Abituraufgaben mit Musterlosungen und 2 weitere zum kostenlosen Download ... Sowohl kurz als...

Thunder Boy Jr
Score: 4.5
From 148 Ratings

Thunder Boy Jr


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2016-05-10
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316271066


Thunder Boy Jr Book Description :

From New York Times bestselling author Sherman Alexie and Caldecott Honor winning Yuyi Morales comes a striking and beautifully illustrated picture book celebrating the special relationship between father and son. Thunder Boy Jr. wants a normal name...one that's all his own. Dad is known as big Thunder, but little thunder doesn't want to share a name. He wants a name that celebrates something cool he's done like Touch the Clouds, Not Afraid of Ten Thousand Teeth, or Full of Wonder. But just when Little Thunder thinks all hope is lost, dad picks the best name...Lightning! Their love will be loud and bright, and together they will light up the sky....