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The Resource The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Label
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Title
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Statement of responsibility
Sherman Alexie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
National Book Award winner Sherman Alexie delivers a captivating, semi-autobiographical account of oneSpokane Indian's struggle against incredible obstacles. Born poor and hydrocephalic, Arnold Spirit survives brain surgery. But his enormous skull, lopsided eyes, profound stuttering, and frequent seizures target him for abuse on his Indian reservation. Protected by a formidable friend, the book-loving artist survives childhood. And then—convinced his future lies off the rez—the bright 14-year-old enrolls in an all-white high school 22 miles away. "... delivers a positive message ..."—School Library Journal, starred review
Summary
Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Audio
Award
  • ALSC Notable Children's Recording
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Audio for Youth
  • Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production
  • YALSA Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults, 2009.
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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10278249
Cataloging source
CtWfDGI
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600
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
PerformerNote
Read by the author
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True
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Instantiates
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
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not applicable
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electronic
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True
Isbn
9781456103521
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Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
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True
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
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unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
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Label
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e9704b6f-63e4-4071-8e8c-3c0579167b1f
Dimensions
not applicable
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781456103521
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

    • Independence Public LibraryBorrow it
      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
      44.851488 -123.185756
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      44.848141 -123.23189
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      585 Liberty Street SE, Salem, OR, 97301, US
      44.934972 -123.041775
    • Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library Service (CCRLS)Borrow it
      4000 Lancaster Dr. NE Bldg 9/136, Salem, OR, 97309, US
      44.979128 -122.9784282
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