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
With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout,
this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.