Thorndike Press

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

  • Sherman Alexie
  • Offered By: Thorndike Striving Reader
  • ISBN-10: 1410404994
  • ISBN-13: 9781410404992
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.00 lbs ( .45 kgs)
  • 302 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released March 2008
  • Bestsellers

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A New York Times Bestseller

Born with a variety of medical problems, Junior Spirit is picked on by everyone but his best friend on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to get a good education, the budding cartoonist leaves the rez to attend an all-white school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Despite being condemned as a traitor to his people and enduring great tragedies, Junior attacks life with wit and humor and discovers his own inner strength.


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"Younger teens looking for the strength to lift themselves out of rough situations would do well to start here." - Booklist

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