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 an introduction from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Woodson, a new author's note, an excerpt of a sequel from the character Rowdy's point of view, and more!
A National Book Award Winner
A New York Times Book Review Notable Books of the year A NYPL Book for the Teen Age A PW "Off the Cuff" Award Winner A Horn Book Fanfare Best Book of the Year A Kirkus Reviews Best YA Book of the Year A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A Publishers Weekly's Best Book of the Year A Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winner
"This is a gem of a book....may be [Sherman Alexie's] best work yet."
—New York Times
A National Book Award-winning author, poet, and filmmaker, Sherman has been named one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists and has been lauded by The Boston Globe as "an important voice in American literature." He is one of the most well known and beloved literary writers of his generation, with works such as The Long Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and Reservoir Blues and has received numerous awards and citations, including the PEN/Malamud Award for Fiction and the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Award.