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Author: Sherman, Alexie
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Year Published: 2007
ISBN: 978-0-316013-69-7
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

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Junior, a budding cartoonist is 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, beautifully written, and based on the author’s own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings that reflect the character’s art, the story chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he thought he was destined to live.

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Schroeder, Lisa
ISBN: 9781338195774
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

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Silverstein, Karol Ruth
ISBN: 9781580899406
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

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Smith, Amber
ISBN: 9781534437180
Grades: Grades 9 to 12

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ISBN: 9781401286231
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

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